Operators of the Kraken II use the mechanical tools to collect samples, like this spider crab, near the shipwrecks for further study.

Operators of the Kraken II use the mechanical tools to collect samples, like this spider crab, near the shipwrecks for further study. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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