A bivalve surrounded by cup corals and soft corals are attached to a steep cliff face. A squat lobster is associated with soft coral on the lower left, and a jellyfish swims to the left of the bivalve.

A bobtail squid is imaged by the Deep Discoverer remotely operated vehicle during Dive 07 in Atlantis Canyon. The squid is less than one foot in length. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition.

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