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From March 1 to June 9, 2023, Dr. Dituri lived underwater for a record-breaking 100 days in part to draw attention to his ongoing life-saving research.

Dr. Joseph Dituri has completed his 100-day mission in the Jules Lab, an underwater research habitat submerged in a lagoon in Key Largo, Florida. Congratulations Dr. Dituri on the success of your mission!

Visit Dr. Dituri’s YouTube page for some great video clips.

Media Coverage for Project Neptune

With his 100-day mission, Dr. Dituri, aka Dr. Deep Sea, drew world-wide attention to his medical and scientific research. For an up-to-date list of media coverage, visit
NPR: All Things Considered – March 2, 2023
WPLG Channel 10 Miami – March 7, 2023
iHeart Radio: Colonize the Ocean podcast – March 21, 2023
Fox 35 Orlando – March 22, 2023


US scientist intends to break record and live 100 days underwater 3/28/23 – Negocios Science & Health, Portugal

Interesting Engineering 3/21/2023

BBC 3/21/2023

DeeperBlue 3/21/2023

Head Topics 3/21/2023

Popular Mechanics 3/20/2023

Indy100 3/20/2023

Alchemy 3/20/2023

NewYork Post 03/17/2023

Inside Edition 3/17/2023

The Times UK 3/17/2023

Accuweather 3/17/2023

DunyaNews 3/17/2023

Bol News 3/17/2023

World News Era 3/17/2023

United Press International 3/16/2023

USA Today 3/16/2023

Sea Technology 3/14/2023

Keys Weekly 3/14/2023

Smithsonian Magazine 3/13/2023

SCUBA Diving 3/13/2023

Key West Citizen 3/10/2023

Gold Coast Bulletin 3/10/2023

Florida Keys Free Press

How & Why This Man Plans to Live Underwater (Houston Public Media)

Georgia Public Broadcasting 3/07/2023

Scientist begins underwater stay (Southern Living Magazine)

Researcher Attempts to Set World Record by Living at Florida Underwater Hotel for 100 Days (NBC New York)

Retired Navy Officer Enters Florida Keys Undersea Lodge (Stars & Stripes newsletter)

Florida professor to live 100 days underwater to conduct medical research (La Prensa Latina Bilingual Media)

Researcher sets to break world record (Spectrum News 9)

ABC Action News Tampa


WLRN Miami

South Florida Reporter

Mirage News 3/2/2023

US News & World Report

Retired Navy officer enters Florida Keys undersea lodge (

TulsaWorld (Oklahoma)

Caledonian Record (Vermont)

Elk Valley Times

The Daily Advance

The Livingston Enterprise-Montana 3/01/2023

Rocky Mount Telegram-North Carolina 3/01/2023

Researcher begins 100-day stay at Florida underwater hotel (

USF researcher plans to live underwater for 100 days to study body’s response to extreme pressure Tampa Fox13 News

Citrus County Chronicle 3/01/2023

It will live 100 days underwater for scientific purposes

Researcher Begins 100-Day Stay at Florida Underwater Hotel

USF researcher attempts to set world record by living underwater for 100 days – hopes to emerge ‘super-human’ 

The Florida Keys & Key West

Keys Weekly, February 11, 2023

Florida Keys Free Press, January 25, 2023

This mission is being conducted in collaboration with the Marine Resources Development Foundation.
The International Board of Undersea Medicine is a major sponsor of the Project NEPTUNE 100 mission.

The Jules’ Undersea Lodge is located at the bottom of the Emerald Lagoon in Key Largo, Florida. It is 30 feet deep on the ocean floor and and is the only underwater hotel in the United States

UOC On WFLA News (Over The Years) Undersea Oxygen Clinic Team
It has been our privilege to be featured on WFLA News Channel 8 with Gayle Guyardo in Tampa, FL numerous times.  See below for links to our past stories.  And stay tuned for more!    

Hyperbaric medicine now being used for anti-aging – January 12, 2021   

Study underway to treat Covid-19 with hyperbaric medicine – January 8, 2021    

Doctors look into Keto diet-based treatment for troops – July 10, 2019   

Tampa hyperbaric clinic researching PTSD and autism treatments – March 6, 2019