Friday is one of the best days of the week. As many of us are enjoying our last day of work before heading into the weekend, why not enjoy a few cool videos to set the stage for an awesome weekend. Settle in for another installment of our Friday Smorgasbord, enjoy!
That’s Deep Man
Breathtaking new video footage of the ocean's uncharted depths. Read more: http://gizmo.do/pRXxQUw
Posted by Gizmodo on Thursday, January 19, 2017
We know there is a vast amount of life at the deepest ocean depths, but this video is quite surprising. These hydrothermal vents in a region called the Mariana Back-Arc near the Mariana Trench is over 13,000 feet below the surface. After discovering it in 2015, scientists returned SuBastian, a special ROV developed by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, late last year to collect data and live-stream the expedition this past December.
Singing on the Reef
Fish can sing!
Posted by Animal Planet on Monday, November 14, 2016
Did you know fish can sing? Apparently they can. Underwater recordings of vocal fish off the Australian coast reveal an ocean choir composed of at least seven distinct choruses.
Holy Mola Mola
These divers got the surprise of a lifetime during a recent dive off the coast of Portugal: An encounter with a giant Mola mola fish. http://on.natgeo.com/1TcFv0F
Posted by National Geographic on Friday, February 26, 2016
This is a bit older, but still amazing. This video captured by divers off the coast of Portugal shows a rare up-close encounter with a massive Mola Mola. These unusually shaped creatures, also known as ocean sunfish, are the heaviest bony fish in the world, and can weigh nearly 5,000 pounds.
In tribute to his conservation efforts in the Pacific, a newly discovered species of fish is being named after President Obama. http://on.natgeo.com/2cwqadJ #IUCNCongress #BoldSteps
Posted by National Geographic on Friday, September 2, 2016
With the Presidential transition grabbing all the headlines today, and no matter your political thoughts, President Obama was truly a champion for ocean conservation efforts, particularly in the Pacific. Here is a video of the Tosanoides obama named after President Obama.