Exciting ROV footage taken by NOAA scientists off South Carolina of a school of sharks feasting on the carcass of a swordfish turned into a lesson that even predators can be prey
These stunning octopi were seen off the Phillipines:
In mid-May, researchers aboard the NOAA vessel Okeanos Explorer “accidentally” discovered a 19th century wooden shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico during a training and equipment test trip. Awesome accident!
Full article at: Geek.com 29may19
New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is pioneering the use of ROVs for surveillance in high-risk locations (where there are high volumes of international vessel arrivals) for marine pest incursions. The ROVs are particularly useful where there is a risk of large predators, like leopard seals, sea lions and sharks, presenting dangers to divers.
Full article at: NIWA ROV for marine biosecurity