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The strange and ethereal bigfin squid just showed up off the coast of Australia
There have only been a dozen sightings of Magnapinna squid over the past 30 years.
Egg yolk color doesn’t mean what you think it does
And other bizarre facts from “The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.”
These ultra-black fish camouflage with the darkness of the deep sea
They can almost vanish—escaping predators and sneaking up on prey.
The ocean floor is littered with adorable octopuses (and actual garbage)
Alongside the wild natural beauty, some evidence of humans.
This headless chicken is the deep-sea ‘monster’ of our dreams
A mysterious and wonderful cuke.
And now, a ship that can mine 39,000 tons of ore from a mile under water
There are giant robots involved.
Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ecosystems
Every step of the drilling process can cause harm to the delicate ocean environment
The critters of the deep sea may thrive on calamari
Scientists found a squid graveyard swarming with scavengers.
I’ve dived in hundreds of underwater caves hunting for new forms of life
My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
The ocean harbors unimaginable secrets, but we need to explore them responsibly
Familiarity breeds exploitation.