Abstract submission for the 16th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium (#16DSBS) is now open! The Deep-Sea Biology Symposium takes place once every three years. It brings together leaders from the fields of research, exploration, marine operations, conservation, and management for the deep ocean environment, including benthic, vents and seeps, and water-column biology and oceanography.

This year’s edition will be held in Brest, from September 12th to 17th 2021 and will be an in-person & online meeting.

Important dates

  • Deadline for Abstract submission: 30th April 2021
  • Review process: May 2021
  • Letter of acceptance: 1st June 2021

Find more info here: https://wwz.ifremer.fr/16dsbs/Abstract-submission

Questions? Please send email to dsbs21@ifremer.fr

Follow the official Twitter account of the Symposium @16dsbs to get the latest update


We hope to see you all in Brest!

The Organising Committee of the 16th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium