Beebe Black Smoker
A "black smoker" vent at the Beebe Vent Field, the world's deepest known hydrothermal vent area.
Anemones line cracks where warm water seeps into the deep ocean at the Beebe vent field
A vent at the Beebe vent field crawls with a newly discovered species of shrimp.
The torpedo-shaped AutoSub6000 launches. This robot sub is used to locate and study deep-sea vents.
This map shows the location of the new vent fields in the Caribbean.
The unmanned deep-sea vehicle HyBIS launches on an expedition to the vents.
Von Damm Shrimp
A skinny fish cavorts amidst a crush of shrimp at the Von Damm vent field in the Caribbean.
The new shrimp species has a patch of light-sensitive cells on its back.