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Deepwater Shark

During Dive 2 of the expedition, the Deep Discoverer came "face-to-face" with this deepwater shark. The dive took place on February 28 within a submarine canyon on the northern side of the largest island atoll in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, French Frigate Shoals.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Hohonu Moana.

 

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