Who lives at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean: pictures taken by a deep-sea vehicle (15 photos)

Category: Nature, PEGI 0+
26 May 2017
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The American research vessel Okeanos Explorer is currently exploring the Pacific Ocean floor off the coast of American Samoa using the Deep Discoverer remotely operated underwater vehicle. As you know, at the moment 95% of the world's oceans remain unexplored.

Rare deep sea octopus.

Remotely controlled underwater vehicle Deep Discoverer.

The body length of this sea cucumber is approximately 40 centimeters.

A fight between a real shrimp and a fish from the stomiidae family.

Fish from the Oreosomatidae family.

Chimera, or ghost fish, at a depth of about 1850 meters.

Narcomedusa at the seabed at a depth of about 560 meters.

A squid belonging to the genus Chiroteuthis.

Sea cucumber from the family Pelagothuriidae.

Crab fight at a depth of 757 meters.

Sixgill sharks (male and female).

Shrimp inside a glass sponge spicule.

Deep-sea octopus egg (lilac) in a chitinous shell.

Sponge Xestospongia muta.

The remotely operated submersible Deep Discoverer picks up a crinoid specimen for study. Previously, this species was seen only off the coast of Indonesia.

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Beltrop
Beltrop
29 May 2017
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что не поделили два краба на глубине 800 метров?
Pandal
Pandal
15 May 2018
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Самец дежит самку чтобы не убежала
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