Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition 2013

Mission Overview

From July to August 2013, a team of scientists and technicians both at-sea and on shore conducted exploratory investigations on the diversity and distribution of deep-sea habitats and marine life along the Northeast U.S. Canyons and at Mytilus Seamount, located within the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone. The 36-day expedition was composed of two cruise ‘legs.’

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Video Highlights

Greenland Shark

Video of the Greenland Shark encountered on the last dive.

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Bobtail Squid

A bobtail squid imaged during Dive 07 in Atlantis Canyon.

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A Rhinochimera swims above the seafloor in Hydrographer Canyon.

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