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Logos: World Register of Marine Species and FathomNet

MBARI and WoRMS: Collaborating to build open datasets of ocean life with FathomNet

May 29, 2024


What do artificial intelligence, marine life, taxonomy, and images have in common? The answer in one word is FathomNet, but the collaboration goes way beyond that. MBARI and WoRMS team up to enhance the use of AI in marine research.

Balloon worm floating in dark water.

FathomNet Kaggle Competition 2024

May 14, 2024


Preview of FathomVerse game

FathomVerse mobile game inspires a new wave of ocean exploration

May 1, 2024


Welcome to FathomVerse. Now available for download on the App Store and Google Play, FathomVerse allows players to interact with real underwater images to improve the artificial intelligence that helps researchers study ocean life.

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Using open source to help the earth

Apr 22, 2024


This Earth Day, we discuss how tech and open source are helping two organizations combat the effects of a changing climate.

New app turns gamers into ocean explorers

Feb 27, 2024

MBARI Annual Report

FathomVerse combines gaming and community science to help train artificial intelligence to identify ocean animals. After beta testing in 2023, the video game will launch in spring 2024.

Illustration of jellyfish, fish, and corals.

Creating an ocean of data with the help of underwater robots

Jan 12, 2024

DropBox Work in Progress

When your mission is monitoring life in the vastness of the ocean, conventional technology can only take you so far.

A giant larvacean, Bathochordaeus charon.

Meet the Team: Kakani Katija

Dec 20, 2023

Ocean Vision AI

Kakani leverages her expertise in collaborative research and engineering innovations to guide the Ocean Vision AI program.

Small crab between rocks on the beach.

Meet the Team: Ben Woodward

Nov 14, 2023

Ocean Vision AI

Ben leverages his expertise in computer vision and software development to guide the Ocean Vision AI program.

FathomVerse crab logo

FathomVerse: Ocean Tech Lightning Talks

Nov 9, 2023

Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium's Lightning Talks series is back! Watch now to learn about the cutting-edge world of technology in marine science! Kakani Katija shared a 5 minute lightning talk about FathomVerse, a mobile game that leverages artifical intelligence and community engagement to accelerate ocean discovery.

Deep sea jellies with George Matsumoto

Aug 2, 2023

Deep Sea Podcast

FathomVerse shoutout on the Deep Sea Podcast!

FathomVerse Beta crab logo

Monterey Bay researchers looking for beta testers for new video game

Jun 27, 2023

KSBW 8 Action News

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, a research partner of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, is looking for beta testers for their new video game.

Gautam Shah

How video games can connect people with wildlife – and help protect it

Feb 3, 2023

France 24

Gautam Shah of Internet of Elephants shares upcoming project, FathomVerse.

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