The expeditions@fieldmuseum program is generously funded by The Negaunee Foundation.
This cruise is funded by the National Science Foundation, Divisions of Environmental Biology (J. Voight, The Field Museum) and Ocean Sciences (K. Von Damm, University of New Hampshire, and Chuck Fisher, Pennsylvania State University).
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DEB-0072695 to J. Voight at The Field Museum and under grant OCE-0002458 and OCE-0002729 Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
In addition we thank Richard Lutz, Rutgers University, Stephen Low Productions, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the photographs taken from ALVIN.