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Seafloor Swarming, Crawling, and Camouflaging in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Octopus perched on cliff walls. Rockfish reclined in glass sponges. Flapjack octopus flopped into the sediment. Clouds of krill chased by rockfish--and even sea stars! Surveying the seafloor of the Point Arena region of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary revealed both known and new species interactions in this extreme ecosystem located offshore San Francisco.