Dive to the world's only undersea laboratory
On the Conch Reef, 60 feet below the surface of the ocean lies Aquarius Reef Base a one-of-a-kind platform that provides unparalleled means to study the ocean, test and develop state-of-the-art undersea technology, train specialized divers and engage a worldwide audience through in-person and virtual experiences.
Chris Lopes, a biology graduate student in the CREST Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment, looks back at the time he participated in the first saturation mission conducted aboard Aquarius.
This 10-day mission focused on understanding the vision of a tiny creature — the Mantis Shrimp!
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