Remotely operated vehicle, the Phantom S2

This is a Phantom S2 remotely operated vehicle being used by ocean explorers to identify and map the habitats on Oculina Bank. ROVs of this class are able to be launched over the side of a ship and do not require cranes or hoists for deployment or recovery Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER.

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