Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts

Mission Summary

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.

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Video Highlights

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CAPSTONE Homecoming

Time-lapse video of NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer making her way into port in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Dive 21: Finding Mysteries

Dive into the mysteries of the deep!

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Dive 15: The Dancing Vacuum Cleaner

While exploring Mozart Seamount, the team encountered this dancing sea cucumber doing what it does best – cleaning up the bottom sediment of organic material.

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