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Oregon Field Guide

Diving for Science


Oregon’s notoriously dark, cold and turbulent coastal ocean hold a surprisingly colorful array of sea life. Scuba divers with extensive training brave pounding tidal surge and low visibility to explore for science and collect animals and other sea life for the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Certified Scientific Divers work under strict permits and never take over-fished or endangered species.

Producer - Vince Patton
Videographer & Editor - Michael Bendixen
Video Courtesy - Oregon Coast Aquarium
Special Thanks - Vallorie Hodges

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Diving for Science (2411)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2411
Most Recent Broadcast: January 19, 2017