The team observed this unidentified glass sponge while exploring Beethoven Ridge on September 9, 2017. A small sample was collected to help the scientific community identify the sponge.

The team observed this unidentified glass sponge while exploring Beethoven Ridge on September 9, 2017. A small sample was collected to help the scientific community identify the sponge. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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