Robots help to map England’s only deep-water Marine Conservation Zone

An orange Roughy in a coral reef taken by the Isis ROV

Dr Veerle Huvenne from the NOC, who led the 5-week expedition, said: “Our robot vehicles imaged rich communities of cold-water corals, clams, deep-sea oysters and their associated fauna, including a broad range of fish species. We also captured amazing footage of Blue Sharks and Swordfish when the Isis marine robot was travelling to and from the seabed. ”

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Posted on October 2, 2015, in cool stuff, Environmental and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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