Tubeworms covering Zooarium, a lower temperature sulfide chimney

These spectacular tubeworms cover Zooarium, a lower-temperature sulfide chimney, which was given its name because of all of the lush vent biota which inhabits it.
Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2002, NOAA/OER.

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