Ribbon Worm
Video courtesy of NOAA Ocean Exploration, 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones: New England and Corner Rise Seamounts. Download larger version (mp4, 27.1 MB).

This ribbon worm was seen swimming in the water column at a depth of 2,330 meters (1.45 miles) during the fourth dive of the 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones expedition. Scientists were surprised to see it so far off the seafloor.

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