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Dive 03: St. Rogatien Rift
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana. Download (mp4, 75.3 MB)

Highlights from exploration on August 4, 2015, of the east side of a large rift zone ridge north of St. Rogatien Bank. The objective pf the dive was to survey a completely unexplored area, testing the hypothesis that high-density communities of corals and sponges can be found on ridge topography.