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Fetch1 AUV on a trial dive to adjust the buoyancy with small weights attached to the outside of Fetch1. This is to ensure that the vehicle can dive but is still sufficiently buoyant to surface if there was a problem with the robot. Snorklers are swimming alongside during the test dive. Video Courtesy of NOAA Bonaire 2008 Expedition, NOAA-OE.

 

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