A deep-sea octopod wraps itself around a submersible’s robotic arm in the Gulf of Mexico. A deep-sea octopod wraps itself around a submersible’s robotic arm in the Gulf of Mexico. CREDIT: 2007 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, All Rights Reserved
The sinister-looking Atlantic wolffish makes its home in the rocky coastal depths up to feet meters) below. Reaching 5 feet meters) long, wolffish have conspicuous dentition suited to a diet of hard-shelled mollusks, crabs, and sea urchins
The Deepsea Challenger submersible begins its first test dive off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The sub, carrying James Cameron, descended to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, at a cavernous depth of miles km).
‘Living fossil’ caught in Australia The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, was caught near Lakes Entrance in Victoria in water deep. One assumes that it was killed, or they wouldn't be offering it around as a specimen.