Sea cucumbers were one of the more common organisms seen on Leg 3 at almost every depth surveyed. This one was observed at Explorer Ridge Deep during Dive 14.

Sea cucumbers were one of the more common organisms seen on Leg 3 at almost every depth surveyed. This one was observed at Explorer Ridge Deep during Dive 14. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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