Beach at the village of Barrow, with artificial berm. A ctenophore with long tentacles was documented not far off the bottom at Southernmost Cone. Known to be a suspension feeder, the ophiuroid (brittle star) pictured here during Leg 4 Dive 10 is taking advantage of the height of an Iridogorgia coral to reach into an area of higher current for food such as organic material. Photograph of Captain George Gilley, the only known native Hawaiian whaling captain. The Johnston Atoll portion of PRIMNM is so unexplored that on almost every dive, we are finding new organisms that our science team has never seen before, like this squat lobster who we found residing on a black coral.
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