A Dumbo Dive
Video courtesy of NOAA Ocean Exploration, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014. Download largest version (mp4, 91.1 MB).

During Dive 07, we had our first octopod sighting of the 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones expedition — a dumbo! Seen at 2,484 meters (8,150 feet), scientists believe that it is the rare species Cirrothauma magna.

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