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Dive 05: Life on a Glass Sponge

Seen during Dive 05 of the expedition, this elegant glass sponge provides a home for gooseneck barnacles, brittle stars, and anemones.

 

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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