Our standard BlueROV2 was diving with Moon Jellies (Aurelia aurita) at Balmain, Sydney yesterday.
So great to hear such excitement in the voices of the NOAA researchers!
We spotted this eel-tailed catfish (Tandanus tandanus) in Lake Parramatta today. It is native to eastern Australia, also known as dewfish, freshwater catfish, jewfish, or tandan. As you can tell, we were lucky to see much of anything…
We didn’t know that some anemones can swim! Check out this anemone avoiding a predatory leather star:
This video was captured by the Hercules ROV at a depth of ~2000m while scientists were exploring Southwest Baker Island in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. AMAZING!
This octopus is believed to belong to the Cirroteuthidae family of cirrate octopuses (different from the Dumbo octopus), and lives in ocean depths where light does not penetrate the cold waters.