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Sharks of Lost Island

A titan triggerfish smiles for the camera off of Oeno Atoll, part of the Pitcairn island chain.
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala journeys to the Pitcairn islands to document life in the sea and on land with hopes of turning this ocean environment into a protected marine reserve. Sala is hoping that the same isolation that has kept Pitcairn's inhabitants so removed from the rest of the world may also have protected the population beneath the waves. This is exploration at its most extreme and isolated.