Video Transcript:

The Davidson team spotted sperm whales with surface obervation "big eyes." In this video you will see the science party attempt to take small skin samples from the whales. This is done for research purposes only, and does not cause permanent injury to the mammal. Video courtesy of Davidson Seamount Exploration 2002, MBARI, NOAA/OER. Download largest version (mp4, 5.6 MB).


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