Collection Data

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Nautilus — Ocean Exploration Trust

Section Responsible for Processing



Specimens collected by E/V Nautilus, run by the Ocean Exploration Trust of Robert Ballard


Collaboration with OET led to specimens being acquired starting around 2017. In many cases these are individual organisms picked up using an ROV grab. In some cases they are small encrusting organisms removed from rocks picked up by the ROV.

Collection Location and Dates

California coastal waters, often to depths exceeding 1000m.

Taxonomic Contents

Broad taxonomic focus.


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Description of Collection

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Collection Inventory

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Collection Assets

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