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Anemone and Scale Worms
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana. Download (mp4, 25.5 MB)

While exploring two cone features along an extension of Hutchinson Seamount, part of the Johnston Seamounts, scientists encountered this large anemone with several scale worms crawling across its surface. The scale worms are likely taking advantage of organic particles trapped by mucus on the surface of the anemone, providing food for the worms.