Alvin basket

The front of the deep submergence vehicle (DSV) Alvin moves up to a rocky outcrop with tubeworms and mussels scattered along the base. On the front of the submersible, in the "basket," are two mussel pots with a series of 12 sediment cores in between. Image courtesy of Expedition to the Deep Slope.

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