Large tubeworm aggregations

Large tubeworm aggregations composed of Lamellibrachia luymesi and Seepiophila jonesi from 530 m depth at a seep site on the Upper Louisiana Slope of the Gulf of Mexico. In the foreground are mats of sulfide-oxidizing bacteria. Image courtesy of Ian MacDonald.

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