Asphalt volcano in the Gulf of Mexico
by MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
In many areas of the Gulf of Mexico asphalt seeps from the sea floor and offers a biotope for diverse organisms. Pogonophores are just some of the creatures that settle on the barren seeming asphalt. For higher resolutions and more photos please contact the Public Relations-Team at the MARUM.
Submitted on 08 October 2007
Credit: MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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