Tag: sea monster

Video: Epic battle between Black-Eyed Squid and Owlfish
Video: Epic battle between Black-Eyed Squid and Owlfish

Black-Eyed Squid has been videoed catching and paralyzing an Owlfish

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Giant Squid Update
Giant Squid Update

New study reveals that the genetic diversity of Giant Squid (Architeuthis) is remarkably low.

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Giant Squid Filmed in the Wild!
Giant Squid Filmed in the Wild!

So this is meant to be the first in the wild footage of the Giant Squid. Looks like only a few seconds on a loop and it’s imposable to judge size/scale of the squid. A team from Japan’s National Science Museum has captured what’s considered the first ever film footage of a giant squid in […]

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Video: Shark snaps fish away from angler!
Video: Shark snaps fish away from angler!

Sarah Brame, 20, is caught on video tape reeling in a fish near Myrtle Beach, off the South Carolina coast, when a Bull shark suddenly leaps from the water and nabs the fish from her line!

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Video: Alien or Jellyfish? Deep-Sea Monster Mystery!
Video: Alien or Jellyfish? Deep-Sea Monster Mystery!

A strange unknown creature caught on video at a depth of 5000 feet (1,500 meters) has sparked all sorts of crazy suggestions… is it an Alien or just an unknown jellyfish? Stranger still, the location of the video is currently unknown!

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40ft Sperm Whale found dead on Norfolk Beach
40ft Sperm Whale found dead on Norfolk Beach

A 40ft sperm whale was washed up dead on a beach near Old Hunstanton, Norfolk UK. It is believed the whale was alreadt dead before being washed ashore by the high tide.

Large crowds gathered to see the whale, which is near the high tide mark.

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Mersey Monster baffles Marine Experts
Mersey Monster baffles Marine Experts

Mersey Monster baffles Marine Experts — Hmm, looks like 2 dolphins or small whales. But I guess it could be something else.

Paul Renolds, from the Blue Planet Aquarium, who studied the photos, said: “It is virtually impossible to actually identify…”

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New species of Squid found
New species of Squid found

A new species of squid has been discovered by scientists during a research cruise in the southern Indian ocean. The 70cm-long specimen is a large member of the chiroteuthid family, which are long and slender with light-producing organs, which act as lures to attract prey. The new species was found during analysis of 7,000 samples […]

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The Bloop, Creepy Noises from the Deep
The Bloop, Creepy Noises from the Deep

What created this strange sound, recorded in the Pacific Ocean in 1997? The image below is a visual representation of a loud and unusual sound, dubbed the Bloop, captured by deep sea microphones in 1997. In the graph, time is shown on the horizontal axis, deep pitch is shown on the vertical axis, and brightness […]

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Mermaid spotted in Israel
Mermaid spotted in Israel

Israel is in the grips of mermaid fever after numerous sightings of the mythical sea creature off its coast. One town council is taking the reports so seriously that is is offering a $1m (£609,000) reward to anyone who can prove the existence of a mermaid in its waters. Kiryat Yam municipality, near Haifa, says […]

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Japan prepares for Giant Jellyfish Invasion!
Japan prepares for Giant Jellyfish Invasion!

The Nomura, also known as the Echizen jellyfish, would not look out of place in a Godzilla film. They can weigh up to 200kg and measure up to 2m in diameter. For the past four summers, they have mysteriously materialised in the Yellow Sea off China and the Korean peninsula before drifting across into the […]

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Octopus and squid can hear!
Octopus and squid can hear!

The monsters of the deep are listening, well a new study seems to suggest they are! The cephalopods can hear you. The discovery resolves a century-long debate over whether cephalopods, the group of sea creatures that includes octopus, squid, cuttlefish and nautiluses, can hear sounds underwater. Compared to fish, octopus and squid do not appear […]

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Hundreds of Basking Sharks return to Cornish coast (UK)
Hundreds of Basking Sharks return to Cornish coast (UK)

In the past week the first basking sharks of the summer have been spotted off the Cornish coast. As part of their annual migration they are now arriving in their hundreds Source: BBC.

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Ultra-Rare Megamouth Shark found then Eaten!
Ultra-Rare Megamouth Shark found then Eaten!

Unbelievable! Found, hassled and then eaten! In just a short time, one of the rarest sharks in the world went from swimming in Philippine waters to simmering in coconut milk. The 13-foot-long (4-meter-long) megamouth shark (pictured), caught on March 30 by mackerel fishers off the city of Donsol, was only the 41st megamouth shark ever […]

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Giant Sea Worm discovered in UK Aquarium
Giant Sea Worm discovered in UK Aquarium

Aquarium staff have unearthed a ‘giant sea’ worm that was attacking coral reef and prize fish. The 4ft long monster, named Barry, had launched a sustained attack on the reef in a display tank at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium over recent months. Workers at the Cornwall-based attraction had been left scratching their heads as to […]

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Weird deep-sea fish with a transparent head Video
Weird deep-sea fish with a transparent head Video

The transparent-headed Pacific Barreleye spends much of its time motionless, at more than 2,000 feet (600 meters) beneath the ocean’s surface. The green lens atop each of the fish’s eyes filters out what little sunlight makes it down from the surface, allowing the fish to focus on the bioluminescence of small jellies or other prey […]

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Giant Stingray caught in Thailand
Giant Stingray caught in Thailand

Fishers and scientists announced this week the catch, and release, of what is likely the world’s largest known freshwater giant stingray. The giant stingray, weighing an estimated 550 to 990 pounds (250 to 450 kilograms) was reeled in on January 28, 2009, as part of a National Geographic expedition in Thailand. The stingray’s body measured […]

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Strange New Fish Discovered near Antarctica
Strange New Fish Discovered near Antarctica
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The eelpout Pachycara cousinsi is one of six new species of deep-sea fish found at depths of 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) off the remote Crozet Islands in the Indian Ocean between Antarctica and Africa.

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Giant Squid found on Tasmanian beach
Giant Squid found on Tasmanian beach

On Tuesday 10th July a Giant Squid was fond washed up on Ocean Beach in Strahan, Tasmania. It measured 1 meter (3 feet) wide and 8 meters (28 feet) long from the top of its body to the end of its tentacles, and weighed approximately 550 pounds said Genefor Walker-Smith, a zoologist from the Tasmanian […]

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