Imagery of a hydrothermal vent chimney with snails taken by the Quest 4000 remotely operated vehicle in the NE Lau Basin.

Imagery of a hydrothermal vent chimney with snails taken by the Quest 4000 remotely operated vehicle in the NE Lau Basin. Image courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.

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