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Papahānaumokuākea MNM
ROVs Hercules and Argus have wrapped up our exploration of Ho'oikaika Seamount. This was the 13th and final dive of our Luʻuaeaāhikiikapapakū expedition! Thank you for following along with this expedition in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Read up on our next expedition scheduled to launch December 8th.

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Luʻuaeaahikiikapapakū - Ancient Volcanoes in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Returning to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) after an expedition in 2018, our team will be conducting ROV surveys on a chain of seamounts, and document whether these underwater mountains support vibrant coral and sponge communities like others in the region.

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