Collecting Snail Egg Casings on a Piece of Carbonate

Image shows cylindrical snail egg casings rising from a piece of rock held by a mechanical arm

Detailed Description

Snail egg casing rise from a piece of carbonate, held in the arms of ROV SuBastian. The hard exterior of the carbonate forms a valuable anchor for many species that live along the seafloor and provides essential habitat for many others.


Image Dimensions: 3360 x 1890

Location Taken: US