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Jaguar on the Seamount

Jaguar on the Seamount

December 7, 2015

On a recent trip Panama’s Coiba National Park led by WHOI biologist Jesús Pineda, AUV specialist Jeff Anderson and WHOI postdoctoral scholar Yogi Girdhar (left to right) deployed the SeaBED-class vehicle Jaguar from the stern of R/V Alucia. Pineda and his team used Jaguar and other autonomous and human-occupied vehicles to study the biological diversity and productivity on and around the Hannibal Seamount to understand what makes this underwater mountain habitat so special.(Photo by Jesus Pineda, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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