MBARI’s M1 mooring is an important data collection station that floats above the seafloor in Monterey Bay continuously taking a variety of measurements to give researchers a clear picture of oceanographic conditions.
A new paper reveals the first observations of an elusive, giant pelagic octopus with a surprising choice of prey: jellyfish!
MBARI’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Ventana completed its 4,000th dive in February 2017. With over 16,000 hours underwater, Ventana is by far the most experienced scientific ROV in the world.
Annette Gough joined MBARI as an administrator in 1988 (the institute was established in 1987) and is retiring this year.