Jacques Cousteau's grandson to spend 31 days underwater in Florida Keys

June 1, 2014 9:57 PM

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Jacques Cousteau's grandson to spend 31 days underwater in Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. -- Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition in the Florida Keys.

Cousteau dove Sunday to Aquarius Reef Base, a school bus-sized laboratory 60 feet (18 metres) below the ocean's surface, a few miles off Key Largo. He plans to spend more than a month living underwater with a five-person crew, making a documentary and leading science experiments on the nearby coral ...

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