Loading the player...
Opaepele Shrimp
Video courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. Download (mp4, 81.1 MB)

An enormous number of Opaepele shrimp have colonized West Mata since it was last seen erupting in 2009. The ROV’s manipulator arm attempts to sample them with a scoop net for genetic analysis.

Learn more