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Leg 3: Dive 6: Ellis Seamount
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana. Download (mp4, 54.2 MB)

This was the first dive ever conducted on Ellis Seamount located in the Geologist Seamounts group. The objective of this dive was to survey a rift zone ridge coming off the northern end of the seamount for corals and sponges, testing the hypothesis that high density communities can be found on ridge topography.