Explorations in the water column, far above the Musician Seamounts, provided a crescendo for midwater explorers.
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From September 6 to 30, 2017, NOAA and partners conducted a telepresence-enabled ocean exploration expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to collect critical baseline information about unknown and poorly understood deepwater areas around the Musicians Seamounts and the Hawaiian Islands.Learn more
Time-lapse video of NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer making her way into port in Honolulu, Hawaii.Learn more
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While exploring Mozart Seamount, the team encountered this dancing sea cucumber doing what it does best – cleaning up the bottom sediment of organic material.Learn more