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Researchers Make New Discoveries in the Monument – Video

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Galapagos sharks at Lisianski, filmed while divers decompress. Following deep dives to 200-300 feet, divers cannot come directly to the surface, but must slowly decompress on their way to the surface or risk paralysis or death from “the bends.” Sharks often keep decompression from getting boring. Credit: NOAA and Robert Whitton, Bishop Museum