A patch of live mussels, their bright white siphons clearly visible against their dark shells.

A patch of live mussels, their bright white siphons clearly visible against their dark shells. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Deepwater Canyons 2012: August 26 Log

Deepwater Canyons 2012: Pathways to the Abyss

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery