Vent and seamount fauna - Tangaroa Seamount

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A collection of images of some of the chemosynthetic barnacles, mussels, and shrimps on Tangaroa Seamount. The footage and specimens confirmed active hydrothermal venting.

For more information on this voyage, see http://www.niwa.co.nz/news/niwa-returns-with-undersea-creatures-and-foot... 

Research subject: Marine Invertebrates