E/V Nautilus: Seamounts of Anegada Passage 2014

Mission Overview

From September 3-13, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey scientists led an expedition to explore the virtually unknown seamounts of the Anegada Passage, located in the eastern Caribbean.

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Video Highlights

Moray Eel

This coral-covered rocky outcrop is home to a diverse group of biology, including one large moray eel.

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Dumbo Octopus

Also known as “dumbo” octopods because the fins on the sides of their bodies make them look like the flying elephant in the Disney cartoon.

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Anegada Seamounts Wildlife

What lives amongst the lush coral communities of the Anegada Seamounts? Decapods, brittle stars, fish, and much more.

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