One of the ROV's thruster motors, burned and melted when the catshark wedged itself in the propeller blades.

One of the ROV's thruster motors, burned and melted when the catshark wedged itself in the propeller blades. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Deepwater Canyons 2012: September 24 Log

Deepwater Canyons 2012: Pathways to the Abyss

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery