Photos: Exploring deep-sea canyons

NOAA scientists have come across a wide diversity of sea creatures, like this bobtail squid, in largely unexplored deep-sea canyons off the northeastern U.S. coast. The Okeanos Explorer left port for the first set of dives in July. <a href='http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/' target='_blank'>Watch live video</a> and follow along as the explorations continue through August 16.

NOAA scientists have come across a wide diversity of sea creatures, like this bobtail squid, in largely unexplored deep-sea canyons off the northeastern U.S. coast. The Okeanos Explorer left port for the first set of dives in July. Watch live video and follow along as the explorations continue through August 16.