The Shinkailepas limpets at NW Rota were formerly only found in a small area, but have now spread over a larger area now that the volcano is inactive.

The Shinkailepas limpets at NW Rota were formerly only found in a small area, but have now spread over a larger area now that the volcano is inactive. Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2014 - Ironman, NSF/NOAA, Jason, Copyright WHOI.

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