The Deep-Sea Podcast

The Deep-Sea Podcast

A couple of deep-sea scientists talk everything deep sea! Interesting facts, recent news, myth-busting and interviews with the most interesting people we know.

Episodes

July 12, 2024 28 mins

Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 48. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/048-sharks

 

We’re back on the elasmobranch train with our latest episode all about deep-sea sharks!

We speak with Justin Cordova, co-founder and dep...

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We’re back on the elasmobranch train with our latest episode all about deep-sea sharks!

We speak with Justin Cordova, co-founder and deputy director of The Rogue Shark Lab all about the fascinating world of deep-sea sharks! What makes them different from their shallow-water relatives? Why do their eyes glow green? How exactly do you get into a career in deep-sea shark research?

The Professor is trapped in paradise (somewhere in Fij...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 23. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/023-deep-aquaria

 

Can we safely bring deep-sea organisms to the surface and keep them alive? Certain species, such as the giant isopods and giant Ja...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 47. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/047-baikal

 

Located in southern Siberia and covered in thick ice for almost half of the year, the colossal Lake Baikal reaches depths of 1600m makin...

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Located in southern Siberia and covered in thick ice for almost half of the year, the colossal Lake Baikal reaches depths of 1600m making it the oldest, and deepest lake in the world. With hydrothermal vents, methane seeps and vast swathes of endemic species, this ancient lake was too tempting not to talk about.

 

We speak with Professor Marianne Moore, a Limnologist who has been working on the lake for over 2 decades. She guides u...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 22. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/022-dive-streaming

 

One of the most exciting parts of our job is going to places that no one has ever been before and seeing things that no one has ...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 46. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/046-rays

 

This month we're talking about the flattest of the elasmobranchs: the bottom-dwelling batoids - the deep sea rays and skates!

We’re kickin...

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This month we're talking about the flattest of the elasmobranchs: the bottom-dwelling batoids - the deep sea rays and skates!

We’re kicking off our cartilaginous fishes (Chondrichthyes) mini-series with the batoids - the rays and skates! Sharks are often associated with the deep sea, but did you know that batoids have been observed as deep as 3000m?

We speak with Will White who researches elasmobranchs across the world and who has ...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 21. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/021-ai

 

We have often talked about how difficult it is the get data from the deep sea… but would you believe that the bottleneck to our understandin...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 45. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/045-hagfish

 

What has no jaw, inverted horizontal teeth, saggy skin and can produce litres of suffocating slime when touched? it’s the episode you’v...

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April 5, 2024 71 mins
What has no jaw, inverted horizontal teeth, saggy skin and can produce litres of suffocating slime when touched? it’s the episode you’ve been waiting for… The hagfish special is here.

Dr Thom is back from his stint offshore, and The Professor pretty much now lives in a submarine, but that hasn’t stopped them from finally reuniting to make this special episode all about hagfish. We’ve talked about them a lot on the show, and decided...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 20. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/020-love

 

It’s February, the month of love and there’s love in the deep ocean too. We talk reproductive strategies in the deep sea with Professor Cr...

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March 8, 2024 28 mins

Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 44. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/044-alan-takes-over

 

It finally happened… we brought you an episode which was recorded almost completely offshore. With Dr Thom in the Bounty Trough and the...

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March 1, 2024 52 mins

Are you looking for a podcast episode that contains the return of the blobfish, golden crochet hooks and rare deep-sea squid? Well, look no further than this episode of The Deep-Sea Podcast! 

It finally happened… we brought you an episode which was recorded almost completely offshore. With Dr Thom in the Bounty Trough and the Professor somewhere in the Pacific, this episode is quite the wild card. Whilst Thom has been busy crocheti...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 19. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be! Read the show notes and find the full episode here: https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/019-squid

 

As promised in the Christmas special, we call the ‘squid-phone’ – a special line used by scientists globally when they seem something str...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 43. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/043-offshore-stories

 

From being repeatedly thrown off your bed in a storm, to seeing blue whales out of your porthole, working at sea doesn't leave...

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From being repeatedly thrown off your bed in a storm, to seeing blue whales out of your porthole, working at sea doesn't leave you short of stories. And with Dr Thom and the Professor both heading offshore soon, they thought what better time to share some of their sea stories. From tips on how to hold your pee for 12+ hours, to tales of typhoons, this episode is jam-packed with real-life tales from decades of working offshore.

In d...

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Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 18. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/018-sound

 

We think of the deep sea as an eerily quiet and spooky place but that isn’t completely true, animal communication, seismic activity, huma...

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January 5, 2024 85 mins
THE DECO-STOP: A DEEPER LOOK INTO THE HUMANS BEHIND DEEP SEA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

This is our third Deco-Stop episode, and this time we’re focusing on eco-anxiety. We are currently in the midst of an ecological crisis, but eco-anxiety is something of a mental health crisis in response. Many of us who work in this space (and many of us who don’t) are feeling these emotions, including plenty of our listeners who have got in touch...

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    December 22, 2023 29 mins

    Our short and to the point PRESSURISED version of episode 17. If you don't have time for the full episode and want to get right to the science without any of our waffle, this is the place to be!

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    https://www.armatusoceanic.com/podcast/017-going-to-sea

     

    We love going to sea, it is probably the best part of the job. That’s where most of our adventures happen, that’s where most of th...

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