An underwater rover operated by Shell oil company caught some video of a rare Magnapinna (attractive metal penis) squid a mile and half down. And the squishy bastard has elbowed tentacles! WTF! And also, nigiri. Mmmm.
Two more pictures (one old) after the jump, horrible one second video here.
Alien-like Squid Seen at Deep Drilling Site [nationalgeographic]
Thanks to KXHone, who once ate 35,000 blue whale sushi rolls in one sitting.
This is a video of a deep-sea (770-meters to be exact) siphonophore doing its thing. What the f*** is a siphonophore?
...an eerily fantastic creature that appears to be a single, large organism, but which is actually a colony of numerous individual jellyfish-like animals th... / Continue →
So apparently there's this little jellyfish creature (Turritopsis nutricula, a form of hydrozoa) that doesn't ever die. Biology is beyond me, so I'll let somebody else do the talking while I make a sandwich have a sandwich made for me.
What these little folks do is they rever... / Continue →
This is a rarely seen Deepstaria enigmatica jellyfish spotted some 5,000-feet below the ocean's surface by an unmanned sub inspecting a deep-sea drill off the coast of the UK. You've just gotta watch it to appreciate how freaky it is. It looks kinda like...there's a leak in t... / Continue →