Barnacles feeding at Kawio Barat. These barnacles are stalked, which most likely benefits the barnacle by getting it up off the seafloor and into the water column, raising its likelihood of encountering passing plankton while feeding. Video courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010.

Audio Transcript:

  • "Bridge to ROV Nav."
  • ("Okay, not too close. That’s lovely.")
  • "This is the Bridge, go ahead..."
  • "Bridge, could we have another 30 meter move at 200 degrees at 0.1 knots?"
  • "Nav, 30 meter move at 200 true at 0.1 knots."
  • "Roger that, thank you."

 

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Okeanos Explorer: INDEX 2010 Exploration

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