Beggiatoa mats

Figure 1. Beggiatoa mats on the sea floor around a Gulf of Mexico cold seep. The image mosaic (from left to right, and top to bottom) shows increasing magnification of the individual filaments, which are clearly visible in the 2-cm scale bar panel. Image courtesy of Ian McDonald and Mandy Joye.

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