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Aquarium Divers


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While there are no waves or currents in the large exhibition tanks at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, it’s still a challenging environment in which to dive. Professionals and a team of volunteers fend off sharks, eels and a giant Pacific octopus as they clean and maintain the underwater environment, and during visiting hours, they even become part of the exhibit.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: Eric Cain

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Aquarium Divers; Pacific Lamprey; Special Track Meet; Cascade Head Photo Essay (1511)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1511
Original Broadcast: August 14, 2008