The type locality of Ampelisca mississippiana, near the Deepwater Horizon incident site in the Gulf of Mexico

The type locality of Ampelisca mississippiana, near the Deepwater Horizon incident site in the Gulf of Mexico
Photographer: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico Oil slick acquired May 17, 2010 at 16:40 UTC.  Note the location of the type locality of Ampelisca mississippiana in Mississippi Canyon (28 32' N, 89 49' W), near the western edge of the slick.

Modified from: Flickr: Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico May 17th View [Close Up] (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)