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Animals of the Deep

 Check out some of our most iconic deep-sea creatures, including exclusive footage and information about how each animal thrives in the deep ocean.


2023 Annual Report

View highlights of our research and technology developments.

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Know Your Ocean

Dive into topics about ocean health and its fascinating features.

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EARTH Curriculum

 EARTH uses near-real-time data from variety of datasets to design and test outreach for scientists, teachers, students, and the public.

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Deep Sea Guide

This guide provides easy access to MBARI database of millions of observations of deep-sea animals, seafloor habitats, geological features, and research tools.

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MBARI is a non-profit oceanographic research center, founded in 1987.

MBARI believes disciplined technological innovation can transform our understanding of the ocean and enhance our ability to address the urgent threats it faces.

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