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A tremendous mussel biomass adorns the lava ridges at the crest of submarine NW Eifuku volcano north of Uracus near the proposed monument
These seven inch mussels are so densely massed that they obscure the bottom. The white galatheid crabs are 2.5 inches long
Photo : NOAA Submarine Ring of Fire 2004 Exploration and the NOAA Vents Program
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