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Water Column Exploration

While much of the Deep Discoverer's time is spent traversing and collecting imagery of the seafloor, we do occassionally catch glimpses of animals in the water column. The water column is a vast, not-well-understood habitat — another frontier to explore.

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

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