Their platform also enabled microplastics research as well as the observation of an undescribed species of comb jelly.
Jan 12, 2022 10:00 EST
January 12, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
During the summer of 2021, exploration company ESE, carrying Explorers Club Flag #211, compiled a team of ocean-conscious leaders old and young in an effort to support our understanding of the world nearly half a mile below the surface. Working in conjunction with Dr. Dean Grubbs at Florida State University’s Coastal and Marine Laboratory, the crew successfully logged over 50 hours at depth and tagged two deep sea sharks from a three-person submarine. Tracking the first animal for 30 days, the other’s whereabouts won’t be known for an entire year, until the tracking tag surfaces.
The dive team’s data shows the first tag traveling approximately eight nautical miles…