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Dive 09: East Salmon Bank

Video highlights from the ninth dive of the expedition, which took place on a sharp ridge that extended west from East Salmon Bank. The objective of the dive was to survey for the presence of high densities of corals and sponges and examine the impact of ridge orientation on the presence of high-density communities.

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

 

 

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