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Grazers

Galatheid crabs and shrimp graze on bacterial filaments on the mussel shells. The black "scars: on the shells are former anchor points of mussels who have cut their threads and moved on. Image courtesy of NOAA Submarine Ring of Fire 2004 (Volcanoes Unit MTMNM)

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Taken on April 9, 2004