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Dive 08: Holothurian

This holothurian, or sea cucumber, was seen on the seafloor of "Utu" seamount displaying an unfamilar posture. Scientists thought it may be a feeding posture, but weren't certain.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 American Samoa.

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