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Dive 06: West Northampton Seamount Ridge

Highlights from Dive 06 of the expedition, located on a ridge extending south from West Northampton Seamount. The objective of the dive was to survey a completely unexplored area of the seamount, testing the hypothesis that high-density communities of corals and sponges can be found on ridge topography.

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

 

 

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