Brine Pool of Death – Blue Planet II : episode 2. A cut throat eel ventures too close to a deep-sea brine lake. Sunday November 5 BBC One
A glimpse into an ethereal, alien world has been captured by BBC cameras. Ventures to the bottom of the sea an eel fights to survive. Cameras film the near demise in a brine pool of death.
The eel writhes in incredible movements just above the opaque pool. But it is too close.
Quotes: Sir David – The brine embalms their bodies
The filming of Blue Planet involved a thousand people. Producers, researchers, camera crews, deep-sea divers. Helicopters and drone operators.
One hundred and twenty-five expeditions undertaken across every ocean. The number of days spent at total 1,500 and 6,000 under water.
The first episode was a huge success. Viewing figures far surpassed any other programme showing on the TV networks. Public stunned by the footage shown well below the ocean level.
A lot of courage is need to dive deep into the waters. Special submarines and equipment help.
Take a deep breath. Blue Planet II the seven part landmark series narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Don’t miss it
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