Mountains in the Sea Expedition.Phenomenal line-up of organisms representing the great diversity on BalanusSeamount - a strange spoon worm, an elegant sea pen, a stalked crinoid,and two xenophyophores (large one-celled organisms) with brittle stars.
Photographer: Mountains in the Sea Research Team and IFE
Date: 2004 May
Credit: Mountains in the Sea 2004. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Les Watling, Chief Scientist, University of Maine
Location: New England Seamount Chain