Fascinating creatures of the deep off Port Douglas
Former Port Douglas scientist Andy Dunstan lowered deep sea cameras to the sea bed off Port Douglas to reveal some amazing and rarely seen creatures. In fact Dunstan admitted that he hadn't seen some of thecreatures captured on film by the Deep Ocean Australia Project's two cameras. Creatures like the 6 gilled shark and false cat shark are prehistoric creatures.
The Osprey reef expedition was part of a year long project exploring the waters of the southern hemisphere for the first time and has brought together researchers from nine universities from across the world.