The Manta Net is towed off the starboard side of the ship during its first deployment this cruise.

Image showing multibeam bathymetry collected offshore Hawaii’s Big Island during the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer’s 2009 field season. The long skinny lines represent “sticks” in Okeanos’ exploration model, whereas the larger areas represent “boxes.” Image created using Fledermaus version 7 using cruise EX0909 data. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program.

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NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer

Okeanos Explorer: EX1006 Expedition 2010

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery