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An orang fish lying on two purple formations. The top formation has wispy white threads coming off it
A burbot fish resting on rocks covered in purple and white microbial mats inside the Middle Island Sinkhole in Lake Huron. Credit: Phil Hartmeyer, NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.