|Photo by NUS.|
The expedition is led by Professor Peter Ng, head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and Dr Dwi Listyo Rahayu, senior research scientist at the Research Centre for Oceanography of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences.
Is there anything down there?
According to Today Online: "Prof Peter Ng rubbished the notion that there is no life to be found in the deep sea, which has been called no man’s land.
|'Darth Vader Roach'|
Photo by Prof Peter Ng.
|Some of the awesome deep sea critters seen in the past.|
Photos by Prof Peter Ng
“Deep-sea animals generally have a long life because of the high pressure and cold temperatures. Most of the animals generally live five to 10 times longer than things in shallow waters,” he said.
How can we keep up with the expedition's findings?
There will be daily updates (Wifi be willing) throughout the expedition!
|Photo by NUS|
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Media articles on the trip compiled on wildsingapore news.
This article is written for Celebrating Singapore Shores as part of International Year of the Reef 2018.