Chain dogfish shark and their egg casings are commonly found on the shipwrecks documented on the third leg of this mission. As seen in this picture, small, white, zoanthid anemones are also common and can cover much of the surface of a shipwreck.

Chain dogfish shark and their egg casings are commonly found on the shipwrecks documented on the third leg of this mission. As seen in this picture, small, white, zoanthid anemones are also common and can cover much of the surface of a shipwreck. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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