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Watch: Expedition Sets Sail to Remote Bounty Trough

At the start of the research cruise, watch the launch film to find out more about what’s in store for scientists onboard R/V Tangaroa.

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As the voyage begins, scientists explain why this area of our ocean was selected and what scientists expect to find.

In our film, find out more about the start of the Ocean Census-Bounty Trough research cruise and what scientists hope to discover. During the voyage, the team will deploy specialist equipment to find out more about life at up to an incredible 5,000 metres.

Watch the film on YouTube.

This expedition is part of the Ocean Census mission to find and protect marine life before it’s too late. You can help to raise awareness of the importance of marine life by sharing the film with friends and colleagues.

Credit: all images and video to Ocean Census/NIWA

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