The scientists on board the Research Vessesl (R/V) Nathaniel B. Palmer conducted the first systematic and comprehensive survey of the fishes of the Sub-Antarctic marine habitat. The international team of scientists, representing the United States, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom, departed from Punta Arenas, Chile, on May 17, 2004 and completed the cruise upon arrival in Cape Town, South Africa, on July 17, 2004. Read about the scientists, their research interests and what they hoped to accomplish during ICEFISH 2004.
Front row (left to right): Ennio Cocca, Steven Young, Guillaume Lecointre, Christopher Jones, Florian Leese, Joseph Eastman, David Stein, and Chief Scientist Bill Detrich. Second row (left to right): Jacob Kendrick, Cate Cornell, Susanne Lockhart, Stacy Kim, and Kristen Kuhn. Third row (left to right): Phil Ross (extreme left), Guido di Prisco, Lukhanyiso Vumazonke, Zachary Marion, Andrew Thurber, Daniel Doolittle, Richard Eakin, Christoph Held, Bruce Sidell, Shane Windsor, Carl Hansen, Eric Anderson, Anthony North, Marino Vacchi, John Macdonald, Craig Marshall, Federico Mazzei, and Romolo Fochetti