HD video of salps like these Salpa sp. were found in layers on most expedition dives. The HD capabilities on Deep Discoverer allow scientists to see individuals and undamaged chains.

High-definition video of salps like these Salpa sp. were found in layers on most of the dives on this expedition. The HD capabilities on Deep Discoverer allow scientists to see individuals and undamaged chains. Salps can process liters of water through their bodies every hour in search of food. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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