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To Hades and Back: Snailfish Surprise in the Kermadec Trench

To Hades and Back: Snailfish Surprise in the Kermadec Trench

ABOARD THE R/V THOMAS G. THOMPSON—On the scale of the Pacific Ocean, the Kermadec Trench looks like a thin line snaking down from southwest to northeast just off the northeastern tip of New Zealand’s North Island.

May 9, 2014 — Ken Kostel
To Hades and Back: Nereus Lost

To Hades and Back: Nereus Lost

ABOARD THE R/V THOMAS G. THOMPSON—In the early morning hours of Saturday, May 10, we were on the seafloor in the deepest part of the Kermadec Trench when all of the video screens in the Nereus control room went dark.

May 12, 2014 — Ken Kostel