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Polychaete Worm

Scientists were intrigued by this unusual polychaete, which lacked visible scales. Seen while exploring a ridge that is southeast of Maro Reef on August 6, 2015.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

 

 

Related Links

Daily Updates: August 6 Update

2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawai’i

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer