Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna – The advantage of SubC’s 1Cam

August 3, 2016Projects
(a) Psychropotes cf. semperiana; (b) Ophiomusium cf. glabrum; (c) Xenophyophore plate-like morphotype 1: Psammina sp. in situ on seafloor;

The 1Cam continues to be a primary tool in the marine research community. This time it has helped researchers better understand and monitor the abundant diversity of mega-fauna in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone.

The ROV was equipped with two manipulators, four ROS QLEDIII lights, 1Cam Alpha Component high-definition downward-looking “science” video camera (1080p video and 24.1 megapixel stills) and one standard-definition forward-looking “pilot” video camera.

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1Cam helps mega-fauna research

1Cam helps mega-fauna research