Tiny tubes built as housing by serpulid tube-worms were clustered in asmall forest-like grove on one of the rocks collected. These tubes are about aquarter inch long and are shown here as viewed through a dissectingmicroscope on board the ship.
Photographer: Leslie Sauter
Affiliation: College of Charleston
Credit: Islands in the Stream Expedition 2002. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
Location: South Atlantic Bight, Southeast United States
Subject: Ocean exploration
Subject: Tube worms