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In addition to the dense colonies of mussels at NW Eifuku, there are also the same two species of shrimp that we found at NW Rota-1 (the volcano we found to be actively erupting). However, at NW Eifuku the two shrimp species live in different habitats separated from one another, whereas at NW Rota-1 they are found together. Video courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.

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Submarine Ring of Fire 2006

Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: May 8 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery