December 2020 OES Beacon

Member Highlights (December 2020)

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Voyage with birds  

Harumi Sugimatsu, BEACON newsletter Editor-in-Chief

We have a voyage for surveying the seabed mineral resources using AUVs and an ROV from October to November this year as well as last year. We could see several islands during the voyage but could not meet anyone other than the passengers on the ship, but we met some booby (Sula leucogaster) chasing flying fish. They stayed with us during the voyage as friends.  Enjoy their charming appearances.

Chasing the flying fish
A family of booby with red legs (Sula Sula).
A family of booby with red legs (Sula Sula).
Social distancing?