An Alvin video clip that is one that scientists are calling "squid attack." It has become one of the favorite clips so far on this leg of the cruise. Squids surrounded the submersible for a short time on several of the dives, and the footage is dramatic with a few critters even stopping in front of the lens to provide us with a close up view of their elegant movements. Image courtesy of Exploring Alaska's Seamounts 2002, NOAA/OER.

 

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