HydrothermalVents

Snails at Tui Malila (2006)

Snails at Tui Malila (2006)

A vent field with several short chimneys. The snail Ifremeria nautilei and the mussel Bathymodiolus brevior are scattered throughout the landscape. Both of these species contain sulfide-oxidizing endosymbionts.
Species (common):
Year: 2006
Details:
Media Type: Photograph
Data Type: Photograph
Device Type: Camera:Digital
Feature: Lau:VFR:TuiMalila
Investigator: Charles Fisher
Expedition: MGLN07MV
Chief Scientist: Charles Fisher
Species: Ifremeria nautilei

Hydrothermal chimney at Mariner (2006)

Hydrothermal chimney at Mariner (2006)

The top of the "Pisa Chimney" at the site Mariner. Several shrimp are present around the chimney orifice.
Species (common):
Year: 2006
Details:
Media Type: Photograph
Data Type: Photograph
Device Type: Camera:Digital
Feature: Lau:VFR:Mariner
Investigator: Charles Fisher
Expedition: MGLN07MV
Chief Scientist: Charles Fisher
Species:

Hydrothermal chimney at Mariner (2006)

Hydrothermal chimney at Mariner (2006)

A small but very active hydrothermal vent chimney at the Mariner vent field on the Valu Fa Ridge.
Species (common):
Year: 2006
Details:
Media Type: Photograph
Data Type: Photograph
Device Type: Camera:Digital
Feature: Lau:VFR:Mariner
Investigator: Charles Fisher
Expedition: MGLN07MV
Chief Scientist: Charles Fisher
Species:

Vent structures at Mariner (2006)

Vent structures at Mariner (2006)

Hydrothermal vent structures at the site Mariner. This site is unusual in its lack of symbiont-containing fauna. The red appearance of the chimneys is due to presence of iron in the sulfide structures.
Species (common):
Year: 2006
Details:
Media Type: Photograph
Data Type: Photograph
Device Type: Camera:Digital
Feature: Lau:VFR:Mariner
Investigator: Charles Fisher
Expedition: MGLN07MV
Chief Scientist: Charles Fisher
Species:

Shrimp on hydrothermal vent at Kilo Moana (2005)

Shrimp on hydrothermal vent at Kilo Moana (2005)

A swarm of alvinocarid shrimp on the side of a chimney.
Species (common):
Year: 2005
Details:
Media Type: Photograph
Data Type: Photograph
Device Type: Camera:Digital
Feature: Lau:N-ELSC:KiloMoana
Investigator: Charles Fisher
Expedition: TUIM07MV
Chief Scientist: Charles Fisher
Species:

Animation of nested Ridge2000 datasets (2008)

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Animation showing Global Multi-Resolution Topography (GMRT) with nested sidescan sonar (Martinez et al., 2004), high-resolution bathymetry (courtesy C. Langmuir KM0417; Ferrini et al., 2008) and down-looking photomosaic (courtesy C.