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English: This image of an ice wall and the ocean floor at Explorer's Cover, New Harbor, McMurdo Sound is adjacent to remote-controlled photographic equipment. An underwater camera is connected by cable to onshore facilities, which upload images to the Internet via radio signals.

main visible species :
the antarctic scallop (Adamussium colbecki)
the common antarctic sea urchin (Sterechinus neumayeri)
a stalk-like bush sponge (Homaxinella balfourensis)
a brittlestar (Ophionotus victoriae)

seaspiders (Colossendeis sp.)
Français : Image d'un mur de glace d'une banquise à Explorer's Cover, New Harbor, Détroit de McMurdo, située non loin d'équipements photographiques commandés à distance. Un appareil photo est relié par un câble aux équipements à terre, qui téléchargent les photos vers internet par radio.

Principales espèces visibles :
Coquille Saint Jaques de l'antarctique (Adamussium colbecki)
Oursin de l'Antarctique (Sterechinus neumayeri)
Une éponge (Homaxinella balfourensis)
Une Ophiure (Ophionotus victoriae)

Une Araignée de Mer (Colossendeis sp.)
Deutsch: Dieser Bereich einer Eiswand und des Ozeanbodens bei Explorer's Cover, New Harbor, McMurdo-Sund grenzt an eine ferngesteuerte Foto-Anlage. Eine Unterwasser-Kamera ist mit Einrichtungen an Land verkabelt, die Bilder per Funk in das Internet übertragen.

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  • ???????? Adamussium colbecki ?????
  • ????? Sterechinus neumayeri
  • ??????? Homaxinella balfourensis ???????????
  • ???????? Ophionotus victoriae
  • ??????? Colossendeis sp. ?????????????????
?esky: Podvodní fotografie ledovce a mo?ského dna v antarktické zátoce McMurdo. Na snímku jsou vid?t:
  • nitkožabrý mlž Adamussium colbecki
  • ježovka Sterechinus neumayeri
  • houbovec [[Homaxinella balfourensis
  • hadice Ophionotus victoriae
  • nohatka druhu Colossendeis]]
Date 12 November 2005(2005-11-12)
Source English-language Wikipedia (original image log here)
Source versions available here and (direct URL to large image) here.
Author NSF/USAP photo by Steve Clabuesch; uploaded by en:User:Fishdecoy
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77° 51' 0" S, 166° 40' 0" E

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