Although the expedition ends for many of our viewers when Okeanos returns to the dock, the work is just beginning for our science team. This munnopsid isopod was unidentified when we concluded the dive, but was identified by an isopod expert who was unable to participate in the dive live.

Although the expedition ends for many of our viewers when Okeanos returns to the dock, the work is just beginning for our science team. This munnopsid isopod was unidentified when we concluded the dive, but was later identified by an isopod expert who was unable to participate in the dive live. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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