Scientists just discovered a bunch of incredible creatures in the deep ocean

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NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

From July through the end of September, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ship Okeanos Explorer is researching the deep ocean off the western coast of Hawaii.

These areas are protected waters, part of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.

The team of scientists is sending rovers up to 3 miles under the sea to explore sea life, some of which has never seen before.

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the deep oceans, but hopefully the Okeanos Explorer will help us find out more.

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