Furthering marine research through the peer efforts of scientists and engineers
April 20, 2015
Tubeworms in Pescadero Basin
During the current leg of MBARI's Gulf of California expedition, researchers videotaped these beautiful tubeworms and anemones on the seafloor more than 3,800 meters (two and one half miles) beneath the surface of the Gulf.

MBARI researchers recently began the sixth leg of a three-month-long research expedition in the Gulf of California. Over the next two weeks, marine biologists led by Bob Vrijenhoek will use MBARI's remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Doc Ricketts to study the amazing animals that colonize deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Gulf.

Visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium enter the new MBARI exhibit
Visitors at the Monterey Bay Aquarium enter the new "Mission to the Deep" exhibit, which features MBARI deep-sea research.

April 7, 2015

What’s it like to explore the depths of Monterey Canyon using an underwater robot? Visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium can find out in a new exhibit and auditorium program that highlight MBARI’s deep-sea research.
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