The faces that find faceless fishes
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.
Sampling the Abyss – a voyage into a world of jelly and fangs!
Investigator is on a world-first voyage to uncover life in the abyss, a deep, dark and largely unexplored world of jelly and fangs!
Squid attack clip: Mystery (still un)solved!
Did you catch our marvellous clip of a surprise squid attack? Here it is, and here's the story behind the footage.
Voyage update – Grappling with deep water moorings and flying fish
Investigator has returned to the East Australian Current to grapple with the challenges of maintaining IMOS deep water moorings.
Does unhappy coral make it rain?
Can coral create rain? Scientists on board RV Investigator are using drones, balloons and other high tech gadgets to find out.
Life in the EAC: Investigator voyage highlights
Drifting like Nemo, RV Investigator has been following the East Australian Current to make some interesting discoveries. Here's the highlight reel.
Voyage update: Searching for the meaning of life for ocean microbes
Scientists search for the meaning of life for ocean microbes and find that the truth might be out there, in the mud!
Investigator Voyage Update: Trials, transits and taking opportunities
The RV Investigator provides a shipload of opportunities for science, media, art, and more. Welcome aboard the good ship science.
Voyages where science never sleeps (bring on the robots!)
After tackling three separate primary projects in a single voyage the Investigator arrives back in Hobart to get ready for the next big trip.
RV Investigator’s tales from the sea: week seven
An update from week #7 (17-23 Feb) aboard RV Investigator from the voyage’s Chief Scientist Prof Mike Coffin - evacuation, lightening, great science and art
Science on the high seas – my first voyage on the RV Investigator
Kendall Sherrin shares what life aboard RV Investigator is like for a young scientist