Highlights from the ROV dive at Niua North, September 21, 2012. The dive area at Niua North was characterized by billowing sulfur plumes exuding from cracks in the sediment-covered seafloor. Species of shrimp, crabs, snails, and mussels were observed. Video courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.

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