During this expedition, we had the opportunity to explore the water column following the seafloor portion of several dives. By conducting a series of transects at intervals between 900 and 300 meters depth, we caught glimpses of the life that inhabits this largest and least explored environment on Earth.

During this expedition, we had the opportunity to explore the water column following the seafloor portion of several dives. By conducting a series of transects at intervals between 900 and 300 meters depth, we caught glimpses of the life that inhabits this largest and least explored environment on Earth. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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