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Squid Encounter

Remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer (D2), meet squid. Squid, meet D2. D2 had this fantastic encounter with a 4-6 foot squid during a mid-water transects at the end of a dive during the Oceano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. The Okeanos returns to the region on October 30, 2018, for another exciting expedition.


Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.


To learn more about the 2015 expedition, visit:


For more about the 2018 mission, visit:



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Uploaded on October 25, 2018