Our expedition has been included in the UN Decade of Ocean Exploration!

Under the motto “Creating the Ocean We Want,” the UN Decade of Ocean Exploration for Sustainable Development (#Link) has been under way around the world since June of last year and will continue until 2030. Our “AleutBio Expedition SO293” has now been officially declared a… more

Discovering deep-sea peracarid crustaceans in the Aleutian Trench and Bering Sea!

Hi everybody, I am Davide Di Franco, Italian postdoctoral fellow from the Senckenberg Research Institute and Museum in Frankfurt, Germany. AleutBio is the second expedition I have had the pleasure to join. I had my first one in the Southern Ocean during my PhD studies.… more

Epic journey

I am a researcher from Belgium and I was invited to join the AleutBIO expedition to work on echinoderms (e.g. sea stars, urchins). On board I will be part of the AGT team, trawling on the seabed to collect the “big” animals. It is only… more

Vessel left port - ahoi!

On July 23, the 38 scientists from 12 nations (Japan, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom) boarded the FS Sonne in Dutch Harbor, Unalaska (USA) for the AleutBio (Biodiversity Studies in the Aleutian Trench) expedition. On board we were… more