Oceans

Deep sea oddities from the New Hebrides Trench

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and New Zealand have captured on camera hours of footage of rarely seen animals following the world’s first deep sea biology expedition to the New Hebrides Trench in the South Pacific.

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Prawn

Large prawn feeding at bait.
Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen, UK

Cusk eels

Large cusk eels feeding at bait at over 3.7 miles deep.

Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen, UK

Arrow tooth eel

Large arrow tooth eel captured from the trench.
University of Aberdeen/NIWA

Cusk eels and prawns

Large cusk eels and prawns.
Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen, UK

Cusk eels

Large cusk eels.
Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen, UK

The team

The scientific team from voyage with one of the deep sea landers. Clockwise from Alan Jamieson (in yellow hat), Thom Linley, Ryan Eustace, Mackenzie Gerringer, Heather Ritchie, Steve Bailey.
Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen, UK

Deep sea oddities from the New Hebrides Trench

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and New Zealand have captured on camera hours of footage of rarely seen animals following the world’s first deep sea biology expedition to the New Hebrides Trench in the South Pacific.

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