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Dive 6: March 9, 2016

During Dive 6, scientists explored top portion of an unnamed seamount west of Salmon Bank. The seamount was mapped for the first time during this expedition and had never been previously surveyed, so no one knew what to expect. They found a diversity of animal communities.

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

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