Rare, freaky frilled shark caught in fishing net | Adventure Sports Network
A scary-looking and rarely seen sea creature called a frilled shark was caught in the nets of a fishing trawler last week in waters off the Australian town of Lakes Entrance in Gippsland, Victoria, sparking talk among fishermen about the last time one of these rare creatures had been seen. "We couldn't find a fisherman
Creatures from Mariana Trench — myscienceacademy.org
The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) long but has an average width of only 69 kilometres (43 mi). It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10.911 km (10,911 ± 40 m) or 6.831 mi (36,069 ± 131 ft) at the Challenger Deep, a small slot-shaped valley in its floor, at its southern end, although some unrepeated measurements place the…
22 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist
The animal kingdom is very diverse - from cute to ferocious, you can find any animal you like. These guys, though, are probably the weirdest animals existing.
Captured dead or alive: Astonishing pictures of the bizarre creatures that lurk deep beneath the ocean waves
Marine photographer Jason Bradley produced the series of detailed images - of mainly dead creatures - to give a glimpse into our planet's largest but least explored habitat.
A rare calico lobster saved by chef (pic)
This is Calvin, a rare calico lobster that could be a 1-in-30 million. The lobster is dark with bright orange and yellow spots. Calvin was found by Jasper White, a chef that recognized how rare he was. Jasper donated him to the New England Aquarium for study and safe keeping. (AP / New England Aquarium, Tony LaCasse) Source: buzzfeed.com
Bioluminescence: Light Is Much Better, Down Where It’s Wetter
From tracking a giant squid to decoding jellyfish alarms in the Gulf, a depth-defying scientist plunges under the sea