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Santa Maria Manuela. O antigo navio bacalhoeiro da antiga frota "branca" portuguesa, que operava nos mares da Terra Nova. Hoje enfrenta os desafios do conhecimento dos mares dos Açores.
#Portugal #açores #oceanoatlantico #nature #sustentabilidade #ambiente #oceanos #futuro #obarbalovesnature #expedicaooceanoazul #natgeopristineseas #blueazores


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Flores, Açores
You are incredibly privileged when for 20 days places like this become your "office" #view. Oceano Azul Expedition #Azores in partnership with the #waittfoundation and #natgeopristineseas participated in a scientific #expedition focused on the #conservation of these #islands. The goal was to gather information to understand the needs and available options in terms of preservation of this #unique #ecosystem.
An incredible unforgettable experience!! #flores #portugal #nature #ocean #blue #oceanconservation #blueazores #science #oceanoazulexpedition @oceanoazulfoundation @waiitfoundation @natgeopristineseas
#Azores #acores


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Manta rays and riders, remoras + a huge shoal of barracudas from last June, at Princess Alice bank during #oceanoazulexpedition with @waittfoundation and @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science #pristineseas footage by @fotonunosa thanks to @emanueljfg for the legwork on the post!


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Manta rays and its riders, remoras + a huge schoal of barracudas on last June, at Princess Alice bank during #oceanoazulexpedition with @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science #pristineseas footage by @fotonunosa


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There is something entirely transporting about film. In this case, it takes us back to our expedition to the Azores, where we spent a few weeks at sea with @oceanoazulfoundation and @waittfoundation studying the marine environments of these volcanic islands and their neighboring seamounts. Filming by @jonbetzfilms and @manusanfelix_official.

Film from our partners at @natgeopristineseas and the
#oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean


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A dusky grouper is caught in a moment of gaping on the sandy seafloor off the coast of Corvo Island. It may look like this grouper is having a pandiculation — a yawn and a stretch — but we still don’t understand the many functions of yawning, so we can’t know for sure. This gaping may be used to increase the flow of water through their mouth and gills, and thereby increase the flow of oxygen to the fish's tissues.

Shot by @manusanfelix_official on our recent expedition to the Azores in partnership with @oceanoazulfoundation and @waittfoundation | #oceanoazulexpedition#oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo#pristineseas #blueazores#oceanconservation #Azores #science#ocean #emepc


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A dusky grouper during #oceanoazulexpedtion to Azores with @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas #pristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc
Shot by @manusanfelix_official
An Endangered species (IUCN Red List) widely targeted across its global range as adults for food, and is extremely slow to reach sexual maturity (around 5 years in females and 12 years in males). #ocean #conservation #science #blueazores #oceanoazulfoundation


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From our Azores expedition partners @oceanoazulfoundation:
Throwback to a great close encounter with an eagle ray during #oceanoazulexpedition with our partners @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc shot by @fotonunosa #blueazores #ocean #pristineseas #science #conservation


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Throwback to a great close encounter with an eagle ray during #oceanoazulexpedition with our partners @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc shot by @fotonunosa #blueazores #ocean #pristineseas #science #conservation


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#Repost @natgeopristineseas with @get_repost
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There is something entirely transporting about film. In this case, it takes us back to our expedition to the Azores, where we spent a few weeks at sea with @oceanoazulfoundation and @waittfoundation studying the marine environments of these volcanic islands and their neighboring seamounts. Filming by @jonbetzfilms and @manusanfelix_official.

#oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean


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There is something entirely transporting about film. In this case, it takes us back to our expedition to the Azores, where we spent a few weeks at sea with @oceanoazulfoundation and @waittfoundation studying the marine environments of these volcanic islands and their neighboring seamounts. Filming by @jonbetzfilms and @manusanfelix_official.

#oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean


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Photo By @marinecolife - Portuguese man o'war. (Physalia physalis) looks like a single multi-cellular organism, it's actually a siphonophore—a colonial organism made up of multiple individual, specialized animals.
In the channel between S. Jorge and Pico islands, .
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📷: @manusanfelix_official ------------------------------------------------ #oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean #emepc
#Repost #AzoresWhatElse #Azores #Açores #Portugal #View


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#Repost @natgeopristineseas with @get_repost
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Our most recent expedition with @oceanazulfoundation and @waittfoundation was not only a successful scientific exploration, but also an outstanding adventure at sea. And since we have a love for numbers, here are a few from the expedition that stand out:
🐋28 researchers
🐋96 participants
🐋More than 600 dives and more than 500 hours spent underwater
🐋21,469 square kilometers of newly-mapped sea floor area
🐋650 miles travelled
🐋60 hours spent exploring the deep-sea ecosystems

Photographed by @pelayosalinas, researcher @jordichias investigates the waters of Flores Island | #oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean #emepc


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Our most recent expedition with @oceanazulfoundation and @natgeopristineseas was not only a successful scientific exploration, but also an outstanding adventure at sea. And since we have a love for numbers, here are a few from the expedition that stand out:
🐋28 researchers
🐋96 participants
🐋More than 600 dives and more than 500 hours spent underwater
🐋21,469 square kilometers of newly-mapped sea floor area
🐋650 miles travelled
🐋60 hours spent exploring the deep-sea ecosystems

Photographed by @pelayosalinas, researcher @jordichias investigates the waters of Flores Island | #oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean #emepc


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Our most recent expedition with @oceanazulfoundation and @waittfoundation was not only a successful scientific exploration, but also an outstanding adventure at sea. And since we have a love for numbers, here are a few from the expedition that stand out:
🐋28 researchers
🐋96 participants
🐋More than 600 dives and more than 500 hours spent underwater
🐋21,469 square kilometers of newly-mapped sea floor area
🐋650 miles travelled
🐋60 hours spent exploring the deep-sea ecosystems

Photographed by @pelayosalinas, researcher @jordichias investigates the waters of Flores Island | #oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean #emepc


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From our expedition to Azores best kept secrets, a berried anemone. At night it changes shape to feed. Shot by @thejoelepore @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #pristineseas #emepc #oceanoazulexpedition #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science


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Such a cool discovery made by our “brother” boat during last month’s #OceanoAzulExpedition.
Post from @oceanoazulfoundation
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New hydrothermal field discovered during the Oceano Azul Expedition in the Azores was named “LUSO”. What else?
The scientific team attributed this name because it was the first time that an expedition organized by a Portuguese institution, led by Portuguese scientists and using national ships and means finds a deep sea hydrothermal field in Portuguese waters. @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #pristineseas #oceanoazulfoundation #oceanoazulexpedition #blueazores #ocean #science #conservation


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New hydrothermal field discovered during the Oceano Azul Expedition in the Azores was named “LUSO”. What else?
The scientific team attributed this name because it was the first time that an expedition organized by a Portuguese institution, led by Portuguese scientists and using national ships and means finds a deep sea hydrothermal field in Portuguese waters. @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #pristineseas #oceanoazulfoundation #oceanoazulexpedition #blueazores #ocean #science #conservation


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The Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) is taken in large numbers (an estimated 20 million individuals annually), mainly as bycatch, but there are no population estimates and many catches are unreported. There is concern over the removal of such large numbers of this likely keystone predator from the oceanic ecosystem.
From our concluded #OceanoAzulExpedition in Azores islands. Footage by Pelagic Baited Cams from @christhompson_photo / University of Western Australia
@waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas #pristineseas #blueazores #ocean #conservation @marinhaportuguesa #emepc


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From the #OceanoAzulExpedition and our stop at Gigante seamount. Kyler from @natgeopristineseas team is up early to prep his full ocean depth dropcams and be the first deployment of the day. It can take a long time to fall to the bottom of the ocean.
38 58.8’N
029 53.6’W
Vido from @oceanoazulfoundation @marinhaportuguesa #oceanoazulexpedition #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science #oceanoazulfoundation #pristineseas #emepc


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We are so proud to have spent June as mother ship to the Oceano Azul Foundation expedition with National Geographic Pristine Seas, Waitt Foundation and partners! Watch the National Geographic summary here! 👏 #Azores #emepc #pristineseas #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science


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#Blueazores 2018 #MidAtlantic ridge🐟🐚🐙


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Surrounded by barracudas at Princess Alice bank one week ago during the just concluded #oceanoazulexpedition shot by @manusanfelix_official @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #pristineseas #blueazores #ocean #conservation #science @norbertodiver


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Our #oceanoazulexpedition is at the end and we are launching the first results to the scientific community and to the Regional Government of the Azores. Photo from our allies at the @oceanoazulfoundation and @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #blueazores #oceanconservation #science #pristineseas @santamariamanuela


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The marine life in the Azores is unique and fragile. A great footage by @manusanfelix_official @ Princess Alice seamount @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #pristineseas #oceanconservation #blueazores #oceanoazulexpedition @norbertodiver


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The #oceanoazulexpedition is at the end and we are launching the first results to the scientific community and to the Regional Government of the Azores. @waittfoundation @natgeopristineseas @marinhaportuguesa #emepc #blueazores #oceanconservation #science #pristineseas @santamariamanuela


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Finally back on dry land in Horta after a great expedition with @oceanoazulfoundation @waittfoundation and @natgeopristineseas. Now time for a gin tonic at Peters Bar! Our beautiful ship @santamariamanuela - how an amateur and a pro get the shot @thejoelepore #oceanoazulexpedition #blueazores


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Princess Alice Bank is a submerged seamount known for the abundance of pelagic marine life seen there. And sure enough, during one of our dives at the seamount yesterday we found ourselves among this school of box rays, Mobula tarapacana, gliding gently through the water, feeding on plankton. This species of ray can reach up to 12 feet in width!

Shot by @manusanfelix_official with @jordichias on our expedition to the Azores in partnership with @oceanoazulfoundation and @waittfoundation | #oceanoazulexpedition #oceanoazulfoundation #NatGeo #pristineseas #blueazores #oceanconservation #Azores #science #ocean #emepc


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