One of the amazing sights at Sulfur Cauldron was seeing flatfish swimming out on the crusted-over surface of the molten sulfur pond! These fish live on the adjacent slopes of the volcano in hydrothermal areas, but to see them on the sulfur pond was mind-boggling! Why would they do that? Video courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.

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