Dive 05: Let's Go Swima
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts. Download (mp4, 25.4 MB)

While exploring Gounod Seamount at 2,800 meters (1.7 miles), the team encountered this swimming polychaete, which belongs to the aptly named genus, Swima. This worm has bioluminescent organs that can be released as a defense mechanism.

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