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Oregon Public Broadcasting: Battling crabs 250 miles off the Oregon Coast, while studying an underwater volcano

A spider crab decides that seismometer deployed by scientists on board the research vessel Thompson is the place to be on the ocean floor. ROV Jason © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


“OPB science reporter Jes Burns shares a strange tale of “crabotage” that emerged as scientists aboard the research vessel Thompson tried to answer complicated questions about the Axial Seamount.” Read the whole story.