Doing What They Do
Video courtesy of NOAA Ocean Exploration, 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones: New England and Corner Rise Seamounts. Download largest version (mp4, 75 MB).

During Dive 16 of the 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones expedition, we observed several sea stars, including some actively feeding on other organisms. These kinds of in situ observations increase our basic understanding of deep-ocean ecosystems and how the animals in these ecosystems behave and interact with each other.

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