Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. On the summit of East Diamante (170 mwater depth), all signs of hydrothermal venting have disappeared. Softcorals (~10-15 cm tall) and tropical fish share theparadise we named Aquarium.
Date: 2004 April
Credit: Pacific Ring of Fire 2004 Expedition. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Bob Embley, NOAA PMEL, Chief Scientist
Location: Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean
Subject: Ocean exploration