Indian Ocean - Coastal

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Episode 6 of 8

Duration: 1 hour

The team explores the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean to discover what happens when the powerful Indian Ocean collides with the edge of a continent. Expedition Leader Paul Rose, environmentalist Philippe Cousteau Jr, maritime archaeologist Dr Lucy Blue and marine biologist and oceanographer Tooni Mahto search for one of the ocean's most mysterious creatures, the seahorse, to see how the population is fairing amid increasing demand from the eastern medicine market.

They dive in search of the sunken remains of a medieval village, dragged into the sea by a cyclone; and the team works with scientists on a pioneering experiment to see how these coastal waters could help to predict natural disasters.

Finally, they take part in a global experiment to help protect the largest fish in the sea - the whale shark.

Credits

Presenter
Paul Rose
Presenter
Lucy Blue
Presenter
Tooni Mahto
Presenter
Phillipe Cousteau
Director
Matthew Dyas
Executive Producer
Anne Laking
Producer
Helen Thomas

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