Instrument: ROV Doc Ricketts

Acronym:
 Doc Ricketts
Description

ROV Doc Ricketts is operated by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). ROV Doc Ricketts is capable of diving to 4000 meters (about 2.5 miles). The R/V Western Flyer is the support vessel for Doc Ricketts and was designed with a center well whose floor can be opened to allow Doc Ricketts to be launched from within the ship into the water below. For a complete description, see: https://www.mbari.org/at-sea/vehicles/remotely-operated-vehicles/rov-doc-ricketts/