Current Status
In Port
We have wrapped up our expedition in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Santa Lucia Bank and in port for a personnel transfer and resupply. Our next expedition launches October 27!
Ship Location
San Pedro, USA

Live Data

ROV Hercules Depth
ROV Argus Depth
Water Temperature
Latest Observations

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Our team is not available to answer questions at this time. Due to COVID-19 mitigation protocols, we have reduced our staffing aboard E/V Nautilus. Stay tuned for upcoming times when the team will be available to answer questions.

Channel Islands NMS & Santa Lucia Bank

This expedition aims to continue work previously conducted by the U.S. West Coast Deep-Sea Coral Initiative and the EXpanding Pacific Research and Exploration of Submerged Systems (EXPRESS). To date, the majority of seafloor characterization has focused on nearshore and shallow areas.

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Hercules Pilot

Argus Pilot


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