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Stop 8: Sardines (Answer)

The word search contains names of fish, all of which are circled in the answer diagram below.

Sardines solution

The remaining text reads: “SO HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT EACH FISH YOU ARE FINDING OVERLAPS WITH JUST ONE OTHER FISH? THAT IS PRETTY FISHY, AM I RIGHT!?”. Sure enough, each word overlaps with a single other word. Taking these overlap letters (the common hiding spaces) in order, left to right and top to bottom, gives the answer: BUCKET ALGORITHM.