During the exploration of GB907, ROV Deep Discoverer imaged a group of chemosynthetic mussels and a few sea urchins residing next to a natural oil seep. Here you can see three active oil streams and several oil droplets caught in mucus of the mussels or a neighboring organism.

During the exploration of GB907, ROV Deep Discoverer imaged a group of chemosynthetic mussels and a few sea urchins residing next to a natural oil seep. Here you can see three active oil streams and several oil droplets caught in mucus of the mussels or a neighboring organism. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition.

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