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Fabien Cousteau is an Aquanaut, Oceanographic Explorer, Environmental Advocate and Founder of Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center. As the first grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Fabien spent his early years aboard his famous grandfather’s ships, Calypso and Alcyone; learning how to scuba dive on his fourth birthday.
He is well known for his study of sharks and from 2000-2002 as an Explorer-at-Large for National Geographic, Cousteau collaborated on a TV special aimed at changing public perceptions about sharks called, “Attack of the Mystery Shark”. Then in 2003-2006, he produced the documentary “Mind of a Demon” that aired on CBS. From 2006-2010, Fabien was part of the multi-hour PBS series “Ocean Adventures” with his father and sister, inspired by his grandfather’s famous 1978 PBS series “Ocean Adventures”. In 2014, Fabien and his team embarked on Mission 31, the longest science expedition to take place at Aquarius, the world’s only underwater marine laboratory.