Deep-sea Animals at Station M (image) Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Many deep-sea animals at the 4,000-meter deep Station M research site live off of debris sinking down from above. The carbon carried into the deep by this debris is an important factor in global climate models. Credit Image: © 2017 MBARI Usage Restrictions Image may only be used in conjunction with stories about this research Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.