Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A close-up of the tubeworm Lamelli brachia,found at both Kasuga-2 and Daikoku volcanoes. The tubeworm bushesat Daikoku were up to 1 meter tall (~3 ft).
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
Subject: Tube worms