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Mariana Trench expedition led by UH scientists breaks deep-sea fish records

Above: A compilation of video footage captured from deep sea lander vehicles, including supergiant amphipods.

During a recent expedition to Mariana Trench, an international team led by two University of Hawaii scientists found an active, thriving community of animals, including a new species of the deepest fish ever recorded. 346 more words


Strange underwater sex– sexual strategies of the bone-eating worm

Going deep today, folks.

When you’re a bone-eating worm without a gut or an anus, and you live 10,000 feet under the ocean where it is big, dark and you’re stuck in one place, it can be hard to not only eat, but to mate. 789 more words


The Underwater World

The Underwater World Langkawi is one of the largest marine and fresh water aquaria in South East Asia. Located in Pantai Cenang (Cenang Beach), the marine park started in August 1995 and is one of the top attractions in the island. 59 more words


Giant Oarfish (Regalecus glesne)

Today’s animal is another reason why I will never go diving in the ocean; particularly in the great ocean depths. The things that live down there are bizarre, creepy, and downright scary. 431 more words


Site one!

WOOHOO! After 7 days of transit and mapping we FINALLY HAVE ARRIVED! Or more accurately we arrived last Wed. at the very base of the Emperor Seamount Chain.   340 more words