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Dive 2: February 28, 2016

Highlights from Dive 2 of the expedition on a submarine canyon on the north side of French Frigate Shoals. Most of our previous dives in this area had been on ridges or on seamounts. Submarine canyons are known to be important habitat features by enhancing diversity.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Hohonu Moana.

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