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Microbial Mats
Video courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Galapágos Rift Expedition 2011. Download (mp4, 17.0 MB)

This video shows microbial mats and plumes of vent gases and 'flock' (floating white blobs of bacteria) at a diffuse venting site, found on the third ROV dive of the expedition.

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