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SharkCam 4

Guadalupe Island, Mexico

December 2015

LEFT: Scarboard (a female Great White Shark) passes by the REMUS vehicle on the first mission in Guadalupe Bay, Mexico.

BELOW: Another shark bumps the REMUS vehicle with its nose!

Mission 1

Notes:

Shark attacked REMUS-100 two hours into the mission. The vehicle was damaged but continued to function for the duration of the mission

SC4 December 13 2015 R-100

REMUS-100

December 13 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Scarboard" - Female Great White Shark

SC4 December 13 2015 R-600

REMUS-600

December 13 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Scarboard" - Female Great White Shark

Mission 2

Notes:

REMUS-600 vehicle was attacked; light bar was ripped off and cable was bitten through.

REMUS-100

December 16 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark:  5 shark interactions

REMUS-600

December 16 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Amyria" - Female Great White Shark

Mission 3

REMUS-100

December 16 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Amyria" - Female Great White Shark

REMUS-600

December 17 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Amyria" - Female Great White Shark

Mission 4

SC4 December 16 2015 R-100

REMUS-100

December 16 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Amyria" - Female Great White Shark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMUS-600

December 17 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Oona" - Female Great White Shark

Mission 5

Notes:

  • REMUS-100 mission ended after 7 minutes because of the most serious attack to date; leaking through main housing, almost was crushed.
  • REMUS-600 vehicle was attacked by an unknown male and then lost at 174 meters
  • Watch the video below, "SharkCam Lost and Found" to learn more about the vehicle that was lost during this mission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission 5: REMUS-100

December 17 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Amyria" - Female Great White Shark

SC4 December 18 2015 R-600

Mission 5: REMUS-600

December 18 2015

Shark: "Teo" - Male Great White Shark

Mission 6

Notes:

Vehicle was 'zebra taped' black and white and this was the only mission that it was not attacked.

REMUS-100

December 18 2015, Guadalupe Bay

Shark: "Teo" - Male Great White Shark