his large stalked sponge (Bolosoma sp.) provides a home for a number of brittlestars and crustacean associates. It was seen during a dive in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument during the 2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring the Deep Waters off Hawai‘i expedition.

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For each month in 2021, we are posting a wallpaper calendar along with historic and NOAA Ocean Exploration-relevant exploration highlights from that month from years past.

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Celebrating 20 Years of NOAA Ocean Exploration

Celebrating 20 Years of NOAA Ocean Exploration

Continuing our reflection on 20 years of NOAA Ocean Exploration, we’ll take a look back at some of the technology that has been essential — and game changing — in enabling our exploration of the dark and cold depths of the deep sea.

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