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Seafloor Oil Seep
Dave Valentine and his scuba-diving team at the University of California Santa Barbara collected oil leaking from a seafloor seep. The white material clinging to the seafloor is made of filamentous microbes that probably use the oil as food. (Courtesy of Dave Valentine, University of California Santa Barbara)


Last updated: July 28, 2014

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