Order print   subscribe new

REMUS shark cam video

Great Whites In Action

Researchers film great white sharks in action

In 2013, engineers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  designed an underwater rig equipped with six GoPro video cameras and various sensors to film great white sharks off Guadalupe Island in Mexico.

Their goal was to track and film great whites that had previously been tagged with accoustic tags. The footage captured with the custom-built REMUS (Remote Environmental Monitoring Units) 'SharkCam' shed some light on the sharks' territorial behaviour and hunting techniques and has provided scientists with a first close-up view of predatory attacks of wild sharks. 

 

REMUS shark camThe setup of the REMUS shark cam. Click HERE for an interactive version and more information

Watch the astonishing video below: 

 

Share this article...
mulipack

THREE AMAZING DIVE eBOOKS - FREE

Love diving? You'll love these. Sign up today to immediately download our unique FREE gifts -

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WRECKS - DIVE's 70-page, beautifully illustrated, colour guide to the world’s best wrecks

SCUBA STORIES - DIVE's collection of real life stories where divers, who have got themselves into perilous situations, describe how they reacted and what actions they took to ensure they lived to tell the tale

PACIFICHighlights of the Pacific - Dancing mantas in Hawaii • The Best Diving in the World, Galápagos, Cocos, Malpelo & Socorro • Mass Spawning Events in Palau

Sidebar SUBSCRIBE large2

Destinations Spotlight

Need inspiration for your next dive trip? Try one of our featured destinations from DIVE's travel partners.

sidebar bahamas sidebar mexico sidebar fiji sidebar st helena Sidebar Egypt sidebar banner sabah sidebar banner belize

DIVE Partners

ceningan divers ad 300x100 LH 300 min giphy subex Wakatobi Siladen Aggressor Fisheye Dive Worldwide gozo banner Arenui

Read DIVE magazine

DIVE magazine is available to read on many devices. Simply click one one of the options below


PCMac final
Apple finalAndroid final

Like what you see?

Join us on social and keep updated daily...