Take a whiff of the sea breeze. What happens to that scent when you sink below the surface? It turns out the sense of smell is crucial to those living in the deep. Hold your breath—but not your nose—as we explore olfaction in the ocean…
This episode is part of (the Hakai Institute’s) series Ocean Wonders, (which dives) beneath the waves to explore the mysteries of life underwater..
Executive produced and written by Meigan Henry
Edited and narrated by Kristina Blanchflower
Videography by Grant Callegari, Tavish Campbell, Markus Thompson, and Bennett Whitnell
Illustrations by Mercedes Minck
Additional footage provided by Storyblocks and Adobe Stock
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