Norway’s Spooky Seafloor Vents: Chimneys And Octopus
by Megan Gannon
An underwater remote-controlled vehicle captured images of this 49-foot (15 meter) high chimney complex at the Soria Moria field. The white material that covers parts of the chimney is bacterial colonies.
A dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp.) that lives in Arctic waters swims around the volcanic lava formations at a depth of 8,530 ft (2,600 m).
(read more about these vents) (via: Live Science)
image via: Center for Geobiology, University of Bergen