The anemone is gently retrieved using the Kraken II’s manipulator for collection.

The anemone is gently retrieved using the Kraken II’s manipulator for collection. Once collected, the specimen is placed in a remotely controlled drawer. Four cameras on the Kraken II show different views. One is specifically set to monitor the collection activity. Image courtesy of the Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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