Rat-Tail fish, 6357m deep.
Feeding behavior of a rat-tail fish at a living Calyptogena bed, 6370m deep.
Fresh fissure at the seaward slope of Japan Trench, 6200m deep.
Manganese pavement at the seaward slope of Ryukyu Trough, 6200m deep
Fresh cracks on the sea floor near the epicenter, 3000m deep.
A biological community on a whale carcass.
The maximun depth diving test of a 10,000 meter class remotely operated vehicle "Kaiko"
Real Time Deep Sea Floor Observatory off Hatsushima Island in Sagami Bay.
Submarine fumaroles in Kagoshima Bay, southern Japan, at a depth of 100m.
A huge cluster of vestimentiferan tube-worms (outer-diameter; over 10m, height; over 5m) was discovered in the euphotic zone (82m) in Kagoshima Bay.
Close-up of vestimentiferans belonging to the genus Lamellibrachia.
Living vestimentiferans in the laboratory for more than 600 days by providing sodium sulfide as a source of hydrogen sulfide.
OCEAN CLIMATE SIMULATION MODEL