Monthly Archives: May 2011
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
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, 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. They live on the bottom, covered in sand. The fish are flat, resembling pancakes.” Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancake_batfish Link to this post!