A remotely-operated-vehicle explores the sea floor in dim light.

Exploration

A deep-sea octopod wraps itself around a submersible’s robotic arm in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deep Sea Overview

Ever want to explore the deep sea? This overview dives into everything to know about this under-explored world. 

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Are You An Educator?

At Smithsonian Ocean, we have lesson plans, activities, and resources to help you engage your students in the wonders of our oceans.
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