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Dive 11: An Egg-cellent Find

This round purple object is in fact an octopod egg. It was seen while exploring at a depth of ~2,215 meters near Howland Island.

 

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific MPAs.

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