Red Sea Urchins

Image shows two sea urchins with the ocean in the background

Detailed Description

Two red sea urchins (Mesocentrotus franciscanus) sit on the deck of the R/V Falkor. These sea urchins were collected during the #HuntingBubbles research cruise led by the USGS and Schmidt Ocean Institute, which focused on exploring and understanding methane seeps and the communities that depend on them along the Cascadia Margin. Read more about the cruise and its findings here.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4608 x 3456

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Location Taken: US