Scientific Highlights

Wednesday, July 15 2020: A large cusk eel called Bassozetus surprisingly swallows a penaeid whole at 5800m in the Mariana Trench.

Tuesday, July 14 2020: At 7,000m metres deep in the Mariana Trench the Mariana snailfish, Pseudoliparis swirei, feeding on amphipods. This is the deepest known species of fish.

Monday, July 13 202: At 7,000m deep in the Mariana Trench, amphipod feed on bait. The new close-up camera captures the penaeid prawn Benthesiymus crentus preying upon the amphipods.