The Football

January 2018

Roughly 95 percent of the ocean is still unexplored, and even parts of our national marine sanctuaries haven't yet been seen by human eyes. In 2014, researchers explored an area of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary called "The Football" for the first time. Check out what they found -- including new and unexpected species! -- in our video. You can learn more about this newly-documented area at