Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc

Searching For Life – Week Two Highlights – First Views

Dec. 14 2016

Jaw-dropping views and excitement abound in Week Two’s highlight video. Never-before-seen geological and biological behaviours kept researchers and crew on full alert during Remotely Operated Vehicle SuBastian’s dives. Watch giant smokers and tiny “chimlets,” along with cannibalistic crabs and scavenger shrimps (and more!) come to life via the feeds from the ROV, more than 3,000m deep while researchers explain the new discoveries, their enthusiasm tangible and overflowing.

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