Live from WA’s Bremer Bay canyon

Check out the incredible daily live video feeds from the Schmidt Ocean Institute‘s ROV SuBastian while exploring Bremer Bay canyon off Western Australia and collecting samples at depths of 800m to 3000m:

ROV SuBastian Dive 320 – Bremer Canyon, Australia

This is the Ninth dive of the Great Australian Deep-Sea Coral and Canyon Adventure expedition in the southern ocean. Today SuBastian will be doing an exploratory dive to investigate coral communities. The team will be sampling corals while also taking water samples. The estimated maximum depth will be around 1180m. To find out more about this research cruise, visit the expedition webpage: https://schmidtocean.org/cruise/coralandcanyonadventure/ #DeepCoralAdventure #OzOceans2020

Posted by Schmidt Ocean Institute on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Social Manta Rays

Researchers from Macquarie University have found that reef manta rays make friends and have social communities. There is so much we don’t know about marine life…

ROV to explore off Western Australia

A very exciting collaboration between the Oceans Institute, University of Western Australia and the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) will use an ROV from RV Falkor to explore deep sea canyons off Western Australia. To share the excitement of the team’s finds, local schools in WA have been invited to participate in live-feeds from RV Falkor between 26Jan and 26Feb 2020.

Full articles at: UWA News 21jan20 and ABCNews 29jan20

Tour of the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s ROV SuBastian