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The Gombessa Expedition: Extreme Dives to Study a Living Fossil

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Guest Speakers | Marine Biology

The Gombessa Expedition: Extreme Dives to Study a Living Fossil

Laurent Ballesta recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on September 17, 2013. Diver and underwater photographer Laurent Ballesta is a pioneer in photographing marine life of the deep sea.

He discussed his expeditions and innovative diving methods, focusing on his successful 2010 expedition to photograph and research the coelacanth, a rare fish known as a “living fossil” and found primarily off the coast of Africa.

Video Posted: September 17, 2013 | Running time: 3:14



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