Gulf of Mexico 2017

Mission Overview

From November 29 through December 21, 2017, a team of scientists and technicians, both at-sea and shore-based, conducted exploratory investigations into the diversity and distribution of deep-sea habitats and associated marine communities in the Gulf of Mexico basin.

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Video Highlights

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Methane Hydrate...And Bubbles!

Gas hydrate and chemosynthetic communities seen on Dive 17.

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Swipe of the Sword

A rare encounter with a swordfish feeding.

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Cartoon Chimaera

A chimaera seen during Dive 14 of the expedition.

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