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Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana. Download (mp4, 21.2 MB)

During the descent to the seafloor on September 19, 2015, this one to two-meter-long squid attached itself to the back of the Deep Discoverer remotely operated vehicle before coming around to the front of the vehicle. It made for the start of an exciting dive!