Oceanopportunity

Category: Mesophotic Exploration

new species of fish discovered ‘in Bahama Deep’

A critical component of our work in exploration is the process of discovery. Visiting a unique environment for the first…

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interview on National Geographic Weekend

Very pleased to share this recent interview from National Geographic Weekend radio, with Host Boy Matson. Boyd and I chatted…

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Sealab | the untold stories that changed humankind’s place on this watery planet

 A recent interview in the UT San Diego entitled ‘Underwater Space Race in Scripps Canyon’ discusses Ben Hellwarth’s new book about the…

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a new perspective on ‘our’ undersea world for 2012

With the turn of this new year, this is an opportune time to reflect on this year’s past and more…

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and…we’re off! the deep reef awaits

There is no amount of preparation, mental or otherwise, that fully prepares you for an expedition. Big or small objectives,…

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Conquering the Abyss

‘Spooky’ is the word to describe my forays into the deep, and ‘flattered’ would be the word to describe my…

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one small step for man – 8 years earlier

I wouldn’t have thought twice about today being any more significant than yesterday, though thanks to Google I was reminded…

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carbon dioxide and sofnolime | the necessary evil

Well, we’re just weeks away from setting out to uncharted waters yet again as we continue our explorations ‘in Bahama…

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Boston Sea Rovers | March 5 & 6

For those of you in the Boston area, I will be presenting the exciting results of our 2010 ‘in TOTO…

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Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems | the benthic buzz

The buzz words for today’s benthic marine scientists are undoubtedly ‘mesophotic coral ecosystems’, or MCEs. The term mesophotic, or middle/medium…

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