Republic of Palau

– Field expedition –

Video footage collected using drifting pelagic baited stereo-cameras (stereo-BRUVS) during the National Geographic Society’s Pristine Seas expedition to Palau, South Pacific, in September 2014.

In collaboration with the Palau International Coral Reef Center, this scientific expedition explored Palau’s deep-sea and offshore ecosystems and evaluated the efficacy of its existing marine protected areas (MPAs).


Copyright: Centre for Marine Futures, University of WA 2014.

Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (
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