(UPI) – A University of South Florida professor has spent the past 16 days in a structure located 22 feet under the sea – and he is planning to remain until he hits a total of 100 days.
Joe Dituri, an associate professor at the University of South Florida, is living in an underwater hotel dubbed the Jules Undersea Lodge, located 22 feet below the surface in a Key Largo lagoon.
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Dituri said he is aiming to remain for 100 days and break the Guinness World Record for the most continuous time spent in an underwater habitat. The current record of 73 days was set at the Jules Undersea Lodge in 2014 by Bruce Cantrell and Jessica Fain.
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