Diving in the open ocean. This video describes a specialized diving technique that lets biologists study the ocean’s most fragile beings—soft, transparent animals such as jellyfish that are crushed by traditional tools such as plankton nets. Scientists had to find a way to spend time where these gelatinous animals live—inside the bottomless blue open ocean, drifting with the plankton.
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