The Deep

The deep waters of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica are home to the colossal squid and to the toothfish it feeds on. At this depth the water is dark and very cold.

How does the colossal squid survive? What else lives down here?

Find out more through articles, images, and videos.

Toothfish Fishing

Toothfish Fishing

Toothfish are important to the commercial fishing industry, as they are valued as a table fish in the United States and Europe for their white, flaky, oily flesh ... read more

Management of the Antarctic toothfish fishery

Management of the Antarctic toothfish fishery

Since the start of toothfish fishing in Antarctica, it is estimated that the stock has declined by about 50 per cent ... read more

Bioluminescence in the deep ocean

Bioluminescence
in the deep ocean

Bioluminescence is light produced by
living organisms ... read more