The submersible encounters a brightly colored octopus near a hydrothermal vent area at Monowai caldera, around a depth of 1050 meters (3440 feet).

The submersible encounters a brightly colored octopus near a hydrothermal vent area at Monowai caldera, around a depth of 1050 meters (3440 feet). Image courtesy of New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.

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New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005

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