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Sea Urchin
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research. Download (mp4, 9.6 MB)

A rare instance of deep-sea predation captured on camera—a sea urchin munches on a Plumarella octocoral. This may be the first time sea urchin predation on coral in the Gulf of Mexico was captured so close-up using high-definition cameras thanks to the incredible image capabilities of the Deep Discoverer remotely operated vehicle.

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