UK’s ISIS Explores Underwater “Grand Canyon” Off Portugal

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Bathymetric image of the Nazare Canyon off the coast of Portugal. Photo courtesy of the BBC.

The BBC has released a short news piece on an underwater expedition to the Nazare canyon off of Portugal expedition by their ROV ISIS, (a ROV talked about previously on DSN). One of their discoveries thus far is shark at over 3,600 meters depth, possibly setting a new depth record for sharks. Read the news article here.

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Peter Etnoyer (397 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.