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Species that have thrived at great depths are only beginning to be

Species that have thrived at great depths are only beginning to be


Species that have thrived at great depths are only beginning to be discovered. Lucky for

Coral found growing at record depth

Complex organisms in ocean

Stylaster californicus at 135 feet depth on Farnsworth Bank off southern California. Credit: NOAA

Many deep-sea organisms, such as this escape swimmer Benthothuria, lack lungs or

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Tremaster mirabilis bends an arm to direct its gaze.MARIE HELENE BIRK, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGENSome animals ...

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can't escape human impacts

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Shallow ocean waters

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Elusive Whales Set New Record for Depth and Length of Dives Among Mammals

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Why are there no fish in the deepest deep sea?

Ghostly new fish discovered at record-breaking depths

View image of Parts of the ocean just go down and down and down (Credit: Martin Strmiska / Alamy)

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Biologists have known of these sponges since the 1800s. However, the fact that these sponges are carnivorous has only been known for a few years.


The NOAA ROV Deep Discoverer documents benthic communities at Paganini Seamount in the north-central Pacific. Credit: NOAA

Biggest mass extinction caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath

Deep Sea videos from NOAA

Notched brittle stars, Ophiura sarsii

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Survive and thrive in the Namib desert

Snailfish Species Named in Mariana Trench, Among Deepest of Deep-Sea Creatures

The strange beasts that live in solid rock deep underground

Life in the ocean's darkest depths is even weirder than scientists thought

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IMAGE: This is a species of Methanobacterium, which produces methane. Found in samples from a buried coal bed 2 km below the Pacific Ocean floor off the ...

The king is dead: the world's largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil, aka Sue, discovered



12 colourful squid related creatures are displayed next to measuring tape in a grid.

In the deep, dark, ocean fish have evolved superpowered vision

. Cyclopedia of practical floriculture. Floriculture; Flower language. LILY ) OR outdoor culture these bulbs require a good, ...

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What does it take to live at the bottom of the ocean?

There's an otherworldly, alien world down in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, ...

Photo: Director James Cameron dives to the deepest point of the world's oceans. (

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Pelagic fish

They're a wonderful sight but not everyone is happy that the rodents have returned, says Tom Ough Credit: Nick Upton/Alamy

Galapagos tortoises are the product of over 3 billion years of evolution


Diagram on left shows how the ocean is divided into different depth categories.

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Critically endangered snow leopards have adaptations that help them tolerate high altitudes, extreme cold and

The oceans are divided into two broad realms; the pelagic and the benthic. Pelagic refers to the open water in which swimming and floating organisms live.

This unfamiliar Dumbo species collected by Census of Marine Life scientists on a 2009 MAR-ECO voyage to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge may prove new to science.


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... the Mesopelagic zone still receives some light, but it is not enough to fuel photosynthesis. Organisms here have adaptations to see and keep from being ...

A specimen of the new species, Mariana snailfish.Mackenzie Gerringer/University of Washington

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Cusk eel at 6,500 metres. Alan Jamieson, Author provided

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Elephants in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Marine organisms and adaptations

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Scientific name: Grammatostomias flagellibarba.Deep down in the Atlantic Ocean, at depths of

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Physophora hydrostatica

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... necessitating their dive to great depths where jellies are more abundant. The availability of more nutrient-rich food sources negates this need.

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Compound eye of Hippasteria phrygiana, a starfish found 150-1,200 meters below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of GreenlandMARIE HELENE BIRK ...

An emperor penguin huddle ...

The animal is sexually agitated, but musth is not thought to be entirely sexual in nature. Elephants mate outside the musth period and ...

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Hydrothermal vents, known as black smokers, are relatively common at the Alarcon Rise hydrothermal vent field. (c) 2015 MBARI