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Geology Picture of the Week, May 10-16, 2009: The Geological Importance of Colorful Shrimp
NOAA Ocean Explorer | Various

Posted on 05/15/2009 10:24:48 PM PDT by cogitator

The reason that these colorful shrimp are important:

is because they are living next to this:

NW-Rota in Eruption Video (suggest turning down computer sound/speakers, volume level is set on high for this video)

More info:

Submarine Ring of Fire 2006

Expedition to NW Rota 2009


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Education; Outdoors; Science
KEYWORDS: eruption; shrimp; underwater; volcano
This is one of the most impressive things I've ever seen.
1 posted on 05/15/2009 10:24:48 PM PDT by cogitator
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** ping **


2 posted on 05/15/2009 10:25:41 PM PDT by cogitator
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3 posted on 05/15/2009 10:36:16 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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4 posted on 05/15/2009 10:36:18 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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You know shrimp only turn red after they’ve been boiled? Sort of a pre-cooked variety, eh?


5 posted on 05/16/2009 5:14:32 AM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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This is really a wild thing to see!!! Thanks....


6 posted on 05/16/2009 8:46:48 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: cogitator

Interesting.


7 posted on 05/16/2009 6:02:24 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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Cool find. Thanks for doing this every week!


8 posted on 05/18/2009 5:10:22 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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