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Tube worm closeup
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Bat fish
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Urchin
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Returning the ROV onboard
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Mussels
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They called this a tripod fish...
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Bamboo coral with resident shrimp
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Stowed back on board - so you can see how large the rover is
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Glass sponge and Zoanthus on the stem
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Squat lobster on an experiment left behind last year
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Bamboo coral close up
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Paleodictyon - they don't know what organism leaves this behind!
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Urchin with venom sacs (it was moving, sorry for the fuzziness)
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This one is from their web page, check out "Mission Logs".
Octant and chronometer side by side on the sea floor.
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The 2 shadows are from the ROV's headlights.
I think they said the lasers are 6 cm apart.
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On Earth Day no less, a bag of trash at 2830 meters.
You can even see there's more plastic inside.
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This was swimming like a jellyfish.
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Another squat lobster, out in the open.
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Bubble gum coral
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Elephant ear fan sponge
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12 legged sea star
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Halosaur (top predator of the deap - see those teeth?)
Estimated length is 30 cm using the lasers.
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View of the ROV from Seirios over some "tar lilies" - asphalt extrusion at 1920 meters.
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One of the "petals" -
The thought was they were going to a ship wreck.
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This is one of the screens available, showing 3 camera views plus control data (depth etc)
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Barnacle with feelers out
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Anemone hanging around
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Closeup of a sponge
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Flytrap anemone
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Colony of tubeworms
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Last view of the "ship wreck" before leaving for Florida.

FYI

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