One of the many large sponges observed during Dive 03. Look closely and you can see a small shrimp who has taken up residence in the sponge. The red dots in the image are lasers that are 10 centimeters apart and provide scale to help scientists determine the size of the object being imaged.

One of the many large sponges observed during Dive 03. Look closely and you can see a small shrimp who has taken up residence in the sponge. The red dots in the image are lasers that are 10 centimeters apart and provide scale to help scientists determine the size of the object being imaged. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

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