Scientist conducting a site survey on the abundance and location of marine life, sponges, and corals at a depth of 40 feet.

This image shows Team TZ members Deb and Julie conducting a site survey at a depth of 40 feet. You can clearly see the tape measure on the left of the image and see Deb and Julie take notes of what they see along the tape in increments of 10 cm along the tape and 50 cm on either side of the measuring tape. They record all the sponges, and corals they see and provide information on location and abundance. Images Courtesy of the Twilight Zone Expedition Team 2007, NOAA-OE.

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