Specimens from the trawl net are taken into the wet lab and carefully sorted according to species by the science crew and then prepared for further study back home in the labs.

Specimens from the trawl net are taken into the wet lab and carefully sorted according to species by the science crew and then prepared for further study back home in the labs. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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