MARE@Porto Santo 2020 expedition

Between 11th and 17th October 2020, the MARE Madeira – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre carried out the MARE@Porto Santo 2020 expedition, during which 27 researchers were involved doing habitat and biodiversity characterization, from aerial imaging to the deep sea.

The Rebikoff Foundation participated with their LULA1000 manned submersible and its support catamaran ADA REBIKOFF. Two submersible dives were carried out at the island´s slopes, during which several biodiversity hotspots could be documented. The Regional Director for Sea Affairs, Mafalda Freitas, participated in one of the dives.

Watch the expedition video here: https://www.facebook.com/mareccma/videos/134188845148317/