We thank the National Science Foundation (C-MORE; Award EF-0424599) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for their generous funding. Additionally, we are grateful to the Discovery Channel and Impossible Pictures for donating several of the pumps for this experiment, contributing funds to secure the necessary ship time, and documenting our efforts and sharing our science with the general public. This research could not have been conducted without the support and expertise of the captain and crew of the R/V Kilo Moana and UH Diving safety personnel. We also thank Cabell Davis and Josh Eaton for their invaluable work with the VPR, and Phil Kithil and Brian von Herzen for their contributions to the overall evolution of this project. Yvette Spitz and two anonymous reviewers provided valuable comments to improve this manuscript.
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