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Sea Star Walking

A sea star uses its tube feet to move across the seafloor; seen while exploring Esmeralda Crater, an active submerged volcano that is part of the Vents Unit of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

 

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer