An international research team has just returned from a voyage of deep sea discovery in Australia’s eastern abyss. Check out the mysterious creatures they found in the deepest, darkest chasms of the ocean.
Led by Museums Victoria, Sampling the Abyss is a world-first survey to sample life in Australia’s eastern abyss using our research vessel, Investigator. Here’s a photo album of just a few of the benthic denizens of the abyss.
Investigator is on a world-first voyage to uncover life in the abyss, a deep, dark and largely unexplored world of jelly and fangs!
Did you catch our marvellous clip of a surprise squid attack? Here it is, and here’s the story behind the footage.
Investigator has returned to the East Australian Current to grapple with the challenges of maintaining IMOS deep water moorings.
Can coral create rain? Scientists on board RV Investigator are using drones, balloons and other high tech gadgets to find out.
Drifting like Nemo, RV Investigator has been following the East Australian Current to make some interesting discoveries. Here’s the highlight reel.
Scientists search for the meaning of life for ocean microbes and find that the truth might be out there, in the mud!
The RV Investigator provides a shipload of opportunities for science, media, art, and more. Welcome aboard the good ship science.