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Tag: Deep Ocean Exploration

A sucker for jellyfish: The unexpected prey of the seven-arm octopus

There is much we do not yet know about the deep parts of our oceans. What you can see in this video is a very rare sight. Researchers have now been successful in filming a seven-armed octopus called ‘Haliphron atlanticus’. It can grow up to four meters long and weigh almost 75 kilos. But because …

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RealLifeLore: The Ocean is Way Deeper Than You Think

The Ocean is a deep and scary world that is completely removed from most of our lives. In this video youtube user RealLifeLore explore just how deep the ocean actually is while discussing some of the strange life down there… and other just plain weird and odd things about the ocean.  

Life Noggin: What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

Our planet is covered in water, but strangely enough, we still don’t know so much about it! What’s hiding deep within the Earth’s oceans?

National Geographic: Ghostlike Octopus Found Lurking Deep Below the Sea

While exploring the deep sea northeast of Hawaii’s Necker Island with a remotely operated vehicle, scientists aboard the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer were surprised to encounter what may be a never-before-seen octopus. Though the February 27 discovery was made at a depth of 4,290 meters (14,075 feet), the octopus belongs to a group of octopods …

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AMNH: Exosuit Training Prepares Scientist for Deep Ocean Dives

In June, Museum Curator John Sparks was trained in the Exosuit, a next-generation atmospheric diving system, at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Weighing more than 500 pounds (227 kg), the Exosuit offers divers protection from the ocean’s pressure while allowing them to maintain the dexterity and maneuverability to perform delicate tasks. The diving system …

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