Incredible Marine Diversity of Haaheo Seamount (PMNM)

Flying up a ridge along the Northern side of Haaheo seamount, through the incredibly clear waters of the Central Pacific, the Nautilus Live team witnessed amazing diversity of life. Explore a snapshot of this dive including ROV Hercules investigating corals, bolosoma sponges, crustaceans, and even a sea star enjoying a bamboo coral meal. While investigating the geological history of these seamounts to understand if they are a continuation of the Wentworth Seamount Chain, the team has witnessed a wide plethora of wildlife during our thirteen dives on the unexplored areas of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.