First sharks observed inside a live volcano

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First sharks observed inside a live volcano

Last updated: October 14, 2017 at 19:33 pm

2015 – Scientists deploying National Geographic’s deep-sea Drop Cam into Kavachi, an undersea volcano in the Solomon Islands, observed hammerhead and silky sharks, and a sixgill stingray swimming in the hot and acidic water. Kavachi lies only 20 m (66 ft) beneath the surface.

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National Geographic

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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