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Gulf of Mexico, USA

Core Cap Rescue - Dive Highlights

In this highlight video from July 18th, 2012, ROV pilot Matt Slusher uses Herc's manipulator arms to perform some impressive saves! The team was using Herc to collect sediment core samples from the suboxic layer of the Black Sea. After pushing the tube into the sediment, the tubes are closed off with red caps. But sometimes that's not as simple as it sounds...