This documentary series takes viewers on an exciting adventure to the heart of our liquid planet. It offers an unprecedented look at how oceanographers and experts study earth's vast underwater wilderness, while shedding light on how over-fishing, global climate change and pollution threaten ocean resources.
Grand Cayman's Famous Stingrays (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Each year, thousands of tourists interact with the tame southern stingrays that congregate in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman's North Sound. Famous marine artist and scientist Dr. Guy Harvey has assembled a research team to study what impact the ecotourism might have on the wild fish.
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 8:30am
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 12:30pm
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 5:00pm
Billfish: Battle on the Line (#703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The unique oceanographic conditions of the eastern tropical Pacific make the area one of the best spots in the world for big game anglers to hook billfish. But intense pressures from commercial fishing operations have taken their toll on the numbers of sailfish and marlin in the region. Researchers are studying the animals to provide the data necessary to protect the fish populations from further decline.
The Secret Sex Life of Fish (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Most people are familiar with the pretty tropical fish found in aquariums, but few realize that some of these animals are capable of changing sex. Discover the unique ways of how some fish species do this and why they likely evolved this way.
Living Fossils (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
In the deep, dark waters off the coast of Roatan, Honduras, strange flowerlike animals flourish. These sea lilies and feather stars, known as Crinoids, have been around in various forms since before the age of Dinosaurs. Now experts including Dr. Charles Messing from Nova Southeastern University descend into the deep to study the animals from a submersible.