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AUV

Submarine robots can act independently, finding and following squid.
Global Fishing Watch

In the last 60 years the fishing industry have caught nine out of every ten large fish. That's only 10% of large fish like...
World Record Dive

Ahmed Gabr has made the deepest ever scuba dive—to 332.35 meters—in Dahab in Egypt. The dive was projected to take 14 hours to complete, with...
At 9 foot long, not including the tail, tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Harry Lindo is not exactly on the small side. In just over 3 years Harry swam over 44,000 kilometres – that’s more than the circumference of the Earth (just over 40,000 kilometres). Harry’s track is the longest recorded for a tiger shark, and probably the longest ever published for any shark species.

At 9 foot long, not including the tail, tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Harry Lindo is not exactly on the small side.  It’s not Harry’s size...
Researchers use robomussels to monitor climate change

Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change affects biodiversity. Developed by Northeastern University scientist Brian Helmuth, the "robomussels" have the shape,...

Oceanographers call for more Antarctic Ocean observations as Antarctica's climate is changing faster than anywhere else on the planet.
Underwater robot maps sea ice

An underwater robot has enabled researchers to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Scientists from the UK, USA and...

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales

The first wave powered autonomous marine robot, called “Papa Mau”, has completed a 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean...
Handshake ocean-floor fault found

The devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region in March 2011 was touched off by a submarine earthquake far more massive than anything geologists...