Scientists spent three weeks exploring the Gulf of Mexico’s uncharted deep-sea habitats — see the mind-blowing images they brought back

Date: May 6, 2018

Source: Business Insider Nordic 
Author: Jeremy Berke

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration conducted an expedition to explore uncharted waters in the deepest parts of the Gulf of Mexico– and the images they’re bringing back are astonishing.

During the mission, scientists spent three weeks aboard NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer exploring and documenting some of the little-understood species who call the seafloor home.

Using a mix of remote-operated submersibles (ROVs), and shore-based instruments, the team brought back stunning images of these previously unexplored areas.

Continue reading and look at the photos here. 

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