Tag: Axial Biology

Biology at Axial Seamount

Axial Seamount is the most volcanically active deep-sea volcano on the Juan de Fuca spreading ridge having erupted in 1998, 2011, and again in 2015. It also hosts numerous vigorously venting hydrothermal vent fields.

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Tubeworms at Axial

Tube worms are found in a variety of environments on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, often in clusters up to several square meters

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Jellyfish at Axial

Jellyfish are quite common at Axial. Several have been photographed and videotaped, however, only a few have been identified to date

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