Voyage to the Ridge 2022

May 14 - September 2, 2022

The Fishy Faces of the MARNA Marine Protected Area

Fish are an important component of deep-ocean ecosystems and while they inhabit parts of the ocean, we certainly have dives where we see little to no fish. This was not the case during the first dive of the second second Voyage to the Ridge 2022 expedition. As we explored an unnamed seamount within the OSPAR Mid-Atlantic Ridge North of the Azores (MARNA) marine protected area, we were treated to a diverse array of fish! Let’s meet a few of the fish seen during Dive 01.

Fish identifications provided by Ken Sulak.

Published August 2, 2022