Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Mega Mouth Shark

Wow.. this shark looks like a beast!   “The megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, is an extremely rare species of deepwater shark. Since its discovery in 1976, only a few megamouth sharks have been seen with 50 specimens known to have been caught or sighted as of 2010, including three recordings on film. Like the basking shark and whale shark, it is &hellip Continue reading »

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The Mariana Trench

  The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans, and the lowest elevation of the surface of the Earth‘s crust. It is currently estimated to be up to 10,971 m (35,994 ft) deep. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) long but has a mean width &hellip Continue reading »

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The Pancake Batfish

  “The pancake batfish, Halieutichthys aculeatus, belongs to the family Ogcocephalidae of batfishes. Their distributrition includes western Atlantic, North Carolina, northern Gulf of Mexico to northern South America. They inhabit a subtropical, sandy, reef-associated, and 45–820 m deep environment.[1] They live on the bottom, covered in sand. The fish are flat, resembling pancakes.”   Source: Link to this post!

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The Exocoetidae, a.k.a The Flying Fish

  “Flying fish live in all of the oceans, particularly in tropical and warm subtropical waters. Their most striking feature is their pectoral fins,[3] which are unusually large, and enable the fish to hide and escape from predators[4] by leaping out of the water, taking short gliding flights through air just above the water’s surface. &hellip Continue reading »

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