Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Colorful tropical fish, soft corals, andbasket stars cover the top of a volcanic spine that extends into the upper ocean where sunlight can penetrate at East Diamante volcano.
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