Longest serving underwater habitat
Last updated: June 15, 2018 at 22:18 pm
L.S.-1 Underwater Laboratory (Romania) — Launch date: 1967 (still in operation). Location: Lake Bicaz, Potoci, Romania. Operated by: Salmo Ecological Divers Association (APES), Alexandru Ioan Cuza University. Crew: 2. Depth: Variable (mobile platform). Main purpose: Study of fish behaviour in aquaculture. The L.S.-1 was used to establish the European record for the longest stay in an underwater habitat in 1994.
Salmo Ecological Divers Association (APES), Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
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