Rare Sperm Whale Encounter with ROV

Rare Sperm Whale Encounter with ROV


At 598 meters (1,962 ft) below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale. The whale circled Hercules several times and gave the cameras the chance to capture some incredible footage of this beautiful creature. Encounters between sperm whales and ROV’s are incredibly rare.

E/V Nautilus is exploring the ocean studying biology, geology, archeology, and more.

Michel Braunstein


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