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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Shares Video Of The Most Iconic Deep-sea Critters

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has recently shared a video showing some of Californias more iconic deep-sea critters. Monterey Bay is one of the most biologically diverse bodies of waters in the world, and the underlying submarine canyon is…

This sea slug wants to be a fish so bad…

Most of us fantasize about being something we were not — Hermy wanted to be a dentist, everyone wanted to be like Mike and this sea slug wants to be a fish. Meet Phylliroe, a nudibranch that is about the size…

Four new species of deep sea carnivorous sponges

The Deep Sea is still full of wonder and unknown creatures with the latest round of newly described sponges being as alien and unusual as one might expect. With nothing much to eat in the deep sea, least of which…