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Deepest Living Fish Discovered

A joint UK-Japanese team has discovered the new record holder for the world’s deepest living fish. At 7.7km deep in the Japan Trench, the researchers managed to take some great video of Pseudoliparis amblystomopsis doing its thing. The clowns at Deep Sea News have already covered this and we suggest you check out their site…

An older video that just made its way onto YouTube of the critters that make their homes around hydrothermal vents.

Researchers from New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research have discovered hundreds of potentially new species. Part of the International Polar Year survey program, the critters were hauled up from the briny depths around Antarctica. Among the 30,000 once living beings now in formaldehyde are huge sea spiders, jellyfish with 12-foot tentacles, enormous…

Those scoundrels at Deep Sea News narrowly beat us to this story. But the video is spectacular! Click here to watch it, and read their much-better-informed-than-ours-would-have-been description.

New Deep Sea Species Discovered

A voyage sponsored by the Census of Marine Life (CoML) has netted some newly discovered species in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. The trawling net was pulled at the level between 1000 meters and 5000 meters deep. About 500 species were cataloged out of thousands caught. Most of the creatures were of the gelatinous…

Beasts from the Depths

A new book, “The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss” by Claire Nouvian, a French journalist and film director, reveals haunting images of some of the most bizarre creatures on the globe, ones that live in the deepest parts of the ocean. In many cases the creatures- some of which were photographed as far…