The Little Hercules remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) is a dual-body system capable of operating to depths of 4000m.

The Little Hercules remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) is a dual-body system capable of operating to depths of 4000m. It is deployed from the Okeanos Explorer and attached to it by a tether. One vehicle is suspended above the other and serves to illuminate and image the surroundings. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

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