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Dive 6: March 9, 2016: Sponges

Dive 6 took place on an unnamed seamount that was mapped for the first time during this expedition that is located west of Salmon Bank. Throughout the dive, scientists saw a wide diversity of beautiful undersea sponges.

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

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