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9 stunning images of deep-sea life captured by an aquatic robot #rwanda #RwOT ##6Mayis1972

9 stunning images of deep-sea life captured by an aquatic robot

Deep-dwelling ocean life is stunning. And biologists keep finding more. 

During a recently completed 18-day expedition in the protected Ashmore Reef Marine Park (off of Australia), scientists aboard a Schmidt Ocean Institute exploration vessel dropped an underwater robot into deep, low-light depths. At some 165 to 500 feet down (50-150 meters), it observed otherworldly corals, sea snakes, and a diversity of sea creatures, shown in the eight images below.

The Schmidt Ocean Institute, a non-profit ocean research organization, called the trip the "Australian Mesophotic Coral Expedition." (Mesophotic means dark zones with low light.) Read more...

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