roots of a tubeworm bush

Roots of a tubeworm bush. This is one of the bushes that we collected this summer after using the “Big Sucker” sampling device. We are currently measuring all of the tubeworms in the bush along with all of their roots. Image courtesy of Gulf of Mexico 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico: Cold-seep Tubeworms

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery