Marine biologists on board Investigator will be able to study ocean life, including things like phytoplankton, sea cucumbers, worms, crabs, jellyfish, squids, sponges, and algae, and commercial fishery species like southern bluefin tuna.

They’ll collect samples to better understand the life cycle and ecosystems of marine plants and animals.

Why don’t you check out the¬†animation that explains how?

MNF – RV Investigator – Collecting samples with nets