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85 Mile Long Coral Reef Recorded Off The Coast Of South Carolina

Deep Sea Coral Reef Little is known about the natural resources of the deep ocean off the United States’ Southeast coast from Virginia to Georgia, so Deep Search 2018 was created to learn more by exploring the deep-sea ecosystems. The…

Okeanos Continues To Amaze With Deep Sea Dives In Samoa

NOAA is back to wowing us with incredible images of marine life from the deep sea with the latest Okeanos expedition. The first mission of the year is a series of deep dives with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) exploring the…

Okeanos Explorer: Deepwater Wonders of Wake Atoll

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently exploring largely uncharted deep-sea ecosystems and seafloor in and around the Wake Atoll Unit of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM). You can follow along with the Okeanos Wake Atoll expedition now through August…

Stunning pink Hemicorallium and more from the Marianas trench

The Okeanos Explorer is currently exploring seamounts in the Northern Marians trench. The Expedition is live-streaming on YouTube, and the Okeanos website, we recommend you tune in! July 5th, Dive: 19 Today’s dive was on the Vogt Guyot. A Guyot is an…

Newly discovered glowing jellyfish is eerily stunning

NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer is exploring the Mariana Trench and has uncovered some pretty amazing new creatures including this eerily stunning jellyfish that could easily be inspiration for a scifi film. The video was captured on April 24 of the unknown…

Casper the friendly cephalopod?

A curiously cute new octopus was recently discovered whtn NOAA’s exploration ship Okeanos Explorer took a dive off the Hawaiian Archipelago. This charming and ethereal cephalopod was captured on video during first dive of the season. The internet is enthralled…