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August 7, 2020

Shark swimming around the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

This picture of a shark swimming around the Mid-Atlantic Ridge was taken during the Deep-Sea Oceanographic Expedition to the Lost City Hydrothermal Field in September 2018. The Lost City is a beautiful seafloor formation with unique scientific and cultural value.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant OCE 1536702.]

Learn more about the expedition in the news story Return to the Lost City. (Date image taken: September 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug. 7, 2020)

Credit: Courtesy of Susan Lang, University of South Carolina/NSF/ROV Jason/2018/©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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