Rarely Seen Sea Life Spotted Near Seamounts | Video

A dumbo octopus, a Pacific sleeper shark, a purple chimaera and more were recently captured on video during a deep sea dive by Conservation International researchers. The scientists were exploring underwater mountain ranges off the coast of Hawaii in twin submersibles.

credit : Footage Courtesy: © Conservation International/Luis Lamar/ Woods Hole Oceangraphic Institute / edited by Live Science's @SteveSpaleta