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Six-foot Long Anemone
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas. Download (mp4, 66.7 MB)

The tentacles on this anemone stretched for an impressive six-plus feet.e dive on a site dubbed 'Twin Peaks,' scientists observed fauna ranging from swimming sea cucumbers, carnivorous sponges, and acorn worms to several long-legged isopods, hermit crabs with commensal anemones, pregnant mysid shrimp, many stalked sponges, several deep-sea lizard fish (Bathysaurus cf molis), and a shrimp with unique adaptations that was unknown to our science team.

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