Low Light Camera Captures Bioluminescent Animals
Curious how we captured such incredible footage of a vampire squid and pulsing Deepstaria jelly this year? Take a look behind the scenes at the low light camera built to capture the light of bioluminescent animals, designed by Dr. Brennan Phillips at University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography and David Gruber at The City College of New York/Baruch College.
Again moving offshore from the Baja California Peninsula, Nautilus will return for deeper exploration of the Revillagigedo Archipelago, consisting of the islands of Socorro, Clarion, San Benedicto, Roca Partida and numerous associated seamounts. Oceanic seamounts are critical features of the ocean basins that focus biological activity by providing hard substrates coupled with upwelling currents, are potential sites of seafloor mineralization, and pose hazards to benthic communities and human populations as a result of active volcanism.