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Weird deep sea stuff thread
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>>3856619
did it get fucking shredded by the propellers at the end?
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>>3856794
I don't remember if it's that exact species, but there is a giant deep sea amphipod that extracts aluminum from the sea floor mud and uses that to strengthen it's exoskeleton. It wouldn't be able to withstand the pressures otherwise
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>>3856619
I'd be so sad if as the operator of that submersible.

I found something so cool, a deep sea organism that had never been graced by light before, possibly decades of deep existence prior, and then I accidentally tear it into pieces with the same machine meant to explore and discover them.
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>>3856619
:)
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>>3856810
Its probably mating cuttlefish and they just got separated. You can kind of see how it's two animals
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>>3856813
It's a comb jelly, Ctenophore, a very fragile deep sea animal. The organized sort of pose we see at first is the feeding position, those lobes serve to funnel food into the filter apparatus. It closes up as the submersible approaches in an attempt to escape.
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Life down there seems so alien. It's like being on another planet (aside from the fishes, although weird are still quite fish like).
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I-I'm not ugly, I just have decompression sickness, anon
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>>3856619
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>>3856833
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>>3856800
That would be Hirondella gigas, a different species that lives in trenches.
The other giant is associated with whale falls.
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>>3856833
>>3856835
FELLOW FISHES
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>>3856882
cuttlefish are based. When im more experienced with saltwater aquariums i'd love to have one.
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>>3856619
Lmao dumb ass lil nigga got shredded like a tissue
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>>3856904
Closest thing to an actual shape shifter there is.
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>>3856904
If they're based, why do you want to keep one in captivity?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdC3C15vWW0
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>>3856922
cringe
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>>3856771
>Legs by ZZ Top
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>>3856838
>The timeline where he didn't do it.
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>>3857335
This is the video that made you come to this conclusion?
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>>3856883
kek
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>>3856922
Why, to provide it with a happy and fulfilling life in a safe, predator-free environment of course.
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>>3857558
Is that a symbiotic shrimp and siphonophore?
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>>3857653
It is definitely not a symbiotic relationship. The tube shaped organism is actually the dead body of a salp. The amphipod attacks the salp and eats the animal's body until only a hollow barrel is left. It then lays it's eggs inside and uses the corpse as a way to transport the larvae around as they develop.
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>>3856827
He's actually a handsome chap.
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>>3857654
Is it cooming?
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>>3856769
I would imagine this is one fish that Asians couldn't eat. Look at all the lights! It must be poisonous to humans!
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Would these animals get fucked up by suddenly being exposed to a ray of light?
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>>3857059
someone post the memes about this
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>>3856791
>>3856760
>>3856796
so many designs
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>>3858258
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>>3858844
kek
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>>3856760
Thanks man I'd been trying to remember the name of this guy lately.
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>>3856833
>we have narwhal at home
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>>3857059
What if that was the only example of that entire species that has survived.
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>>3858844
Now I'm sad.
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>>3858214
>frustrated?
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>>3858222
Anon, they already eat poisonous pufferfish.
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>>3859236
War of the Worlds
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>>3856619
I thought that was fake?
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>>3856810
I would just cut that part out of the video and try not to do it again
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>>3858222
Is there's 1 square inch on it that isn't poisonous, they will grind that part into a powder to help combat erections
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>>3859080
Glad these things live too deep to be poached.
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What is this animal at 7:10? https://youtu.be/woTi--GCzwM?t=430
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>>3859395
Some kind of salp, I guess?
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>>3856810
If it makes you feel any better videos like this with the screen readouts are people working for oil and gas companies and they use the subs to check deepsea pipelines and valves.
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>>3857668
interesting
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>>3858844
>>3857059
Samples for analyses you goofs
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>>3857062
Sad little man
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>>3857335
>boohoo noooo not the hecking water plantinooo!!!
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Ever had that fear of just doing random shit and suddenly being teleported in the middle of the ocean, it's completely dark and some creepy animal just start swimming toward you?
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>>3860168
pls no.
My only comfort is that if I were suddenly teleported to the deep ocean I would die of being instantly crushed by the pressure long before I drowned or got eaten by some horrifying vore monster.
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>>3857558
What is the yellow thing?
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>>3859359
its like silent hill tier down there
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>>3860188
Well, that's the exact same thing I had in mind as a way of no longer thinking about it, doesn't seem to work well.
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>>3860190
Eggs
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>>3859080
These things are fucking cool as hell
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>>3856841
Mom said it's my turn on the xbox
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>the Belgian is here
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>>3860194
i honestly think it is silent hill down there sometimes
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>>3856882
wow
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>>3858798
>those eye movements
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>>3860170
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imagine the smell and taste of these creatures
makes me fucking retch
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These fish can live below 5000 meters
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>>3859236
Heeey

Now that's the kinda booty you like to hump
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>I stopped the thread
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>>3861220
>"he's fast"
>not "sensitivity set to 200"
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>>3861220
>Hey /v/, what are some scary vidya games?
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>>3859236
Everyday something really interesting sends me down an information quest, today this is it.
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>>3861264
Some hermit crabs just stick up anemones up their shells for protection, it's a symbiotic relationship (anemone gets scraps of food, I imagine), and only a few specific hermit crabs know how to "peel" them off whatever rock they're attached to, because they don't give in for anything else.
This... doesn't look like a hermit crab, but I guess it works the same.
>>3860758
Do you have G but in bigger? Siphonophores are great.
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>>3856760

>"Giganto"-cypris
>barely an inch across
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>>3856769
Are those lights, or just reflections from a submersible light?
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>>3857668
It's also part of the inspiration for the life cycle of the aliens in the Alienmovie.
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>>3860168
Is that really you, my liege? My King? One of the few posters in this site that I respect?
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>>3861574
Quit stalking me, narrator.
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>>3861752
Not him, why did you leave the hallowed halls?
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>>3861771
The threads are growing stale, not much entertainment to be found anymore, I'll be back when we get some interesting news on the movies.
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>>3861773
It's true that the threads have been shitty lately due to the massive increase in newshit posters who are low-quality, but when all the good posters leave there will be no one left to steer the ship into the direct direction. I have been in your stead before and left the threads for some time a while back, back then good posters were aplenty but now it's the opposite. Some of the newfucks are unironical SHITcord users. I will try my best to uphold the laws of the den but it would be appreciated if you lended me a hand.
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>>3861988
Gay. Just let the world burn
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2rtA7GCXDU
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>>3861773
I'm one of the most frequent posters on /dbs/ and even I've taken months long breaks every once in a while. Something always pulls me back eventually, but I'm pretty sure it's normal to get bored or distracted from the non-stop posting.
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>>3859330
I mean, it doesn't look fake to me
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>>3856810
on his shoes I wouldn't even bother trying to touch the creature,just contemplate it
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>>3856619
What is this called again?
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>>3857671
Has any other animal become more memed by a picture of its corpse than the blobfish? I can't think of any other animal that people think is weird-looking but it's actually just the dead thing
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>>3861159
They probably taste like salt water and bitter oil, they barely have any actual flesh to taste in most cases. I struggle to imagine what that smells like though
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>>3861433
I'm pretty sure it's the submersible lights. It wouldn't make sense light up like that because it would attract so many predators. Red light gets filtered out extremely quickly as you go deeper under water so animals that are red appear to be invisible
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>>3858798
Its teeth look almost translucent, what's with that?
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>>3863405
Globster I think?
Most if not all of them are just decomposed whale corpses
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Requesting video of mantis shrimp heeming octopus
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>>3863412
Great footage, that squid looks pretty big.
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>>3863670
glad they saved the fish but there's something undeniably creepy about how this video looks and feels
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>>3863670
why is he swimming like that? still disoriented?
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>>3856785
Holy shit it straight up just split in half
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>>3858844
Saved
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>>3859074
Fucking sea aurora borealis
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>>3863682
Probably, a lot of fish require continuous movement to circulate oxygenated water through their gills, and will begin to starve of oxygen if they are forced to stay still for too long.
It's probably somewhat dazed and hypoxic.
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>>3856769
metroido
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>>3862738
plastic sheeting pinned to the seafloor, nothing to see here.
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>>3861988
why so many newfags?
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>>3861988
I dunno man, I came to this thread to see deep see creatures and I saw deep sea creatures, seems like everything is working fine
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>>3861220
>not posting the dragon ball edit
ngmi
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>>3856797
That gives me an idea for a designer lamp
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>>3863405
Most animals that died out before the advent of photography maybe. Even the Dodo in a way.
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>>3863700
Goblin sharks do look like that when their jaws are extended for biting something.
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>>3857335
go live in a cave
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>>3861988
>Some of the newfucks are unironical SHITcord users.
>pretending this entire board wasn't in the official discord a year ago
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>>3856619
bump
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>>3859383
1. heat up the ocean
2. poached squid

it's all coming together
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>>3859383
What would you poach them for?
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>>3856811
Is there a more cursed existence than that of the Greenland shark?
>live in complete darkness
>doesn't matter because a lil copepod boi has been eating your eyeball since you were 3
>no thoughts
>no imagination
>just wait for sniffer to detect whale carcass or sleeping fishies
>repeat for 500 years
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>>3863411
If I were to wager a guess, they probably smell like fish
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>>3859356
agreed. lol
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>>3856791
i think thats not an eel tho but a type of ctenophore like >>3856769
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>>3859236
climbing 3 stairs at the same time
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>>3862260
ctenophore
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>>3866780
im sorry, I really liked your post and I used it as inspiration
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Are there any cleaner fishes in the deep? Or would they not survive/find any food that isn't marine snow?
>>3866381
Chang's erectile dysfunction remedy.
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>>3869022
kinda in the depths everything is a cleaner
also theres no algae
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>>3866780
Why does it take so long for their eyeballs to be eaten?
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>>3856815
Rough stough
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>>3861262
Play Soma
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>>3869022
Literally everything on the sea floor is a scavenger. If a whale carcass falls there, it's going to get picked so thoroughly clean that even the bones will barely exist a year after.
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>>3863412
Great footage, that squid looks pretty delicious.
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>>3856904
the problem with them is that they dont live long at all (about two years) which is why i am setting up a tank for a nautilus which lives for about 15-20 years.
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>>3863405
IIRC birds of paradise were thought to have no legs before they were photographed because the taxidermized birds didn't have legs for whatever reason.
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>>3868839
Kek could you elaborate?
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Why are deep sea creatures so unique? I don't understand.
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>>3870155
Tough environment + relatively little change over the years, so lots of adaptations for the environmental conditions while still retaining some ancient features
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>>3866780
Also
>smell like piss
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>>3869022
Sharks (sleepers, sixgills...), cutthroat eels, hagfishs
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>>3869425
How difficult are they to care for? I've always been fascinated by them.
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>>3869989
I know its stupid but it made someone laugh so
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>>3870245
Stunning picture. Comb Jellyfish look like alien spaceships
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>>3866780
Sounds like he's got Life figured out.
What the fuck are we doing instead?
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>>3856619
why does everyone think it got shredded? it looks like it just inked and darted out like a squid
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>>3862738

I don't see any rocks holding whatever that is down.
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>>3860141
>WE GOTTA DESTROY IT BECAUSE
>BECAUSE
>BECAUSE SCIENCE SAYS SO, YOU CHUD.
Can't just study the stationary plan thing, gotta fucking smash something pretty because we just have to know how it works right?
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>>3859236
Wait, so this is like a 4 legged hermit crab but with a polyp instead of a shell??
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>>3858966
Then it was going to go extinct anyway so it might as well die to something that will study it and might be able to revive it when gene sequencing gets better.
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>>3856827
Why does he look so sad?
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>>3863670
Imagine being this autistic
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>>3866780
sounds like a pretty sweet deal.
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>>3870258
yea
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>>3872100
>mirror.jpeg
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>>3859236
I am glad that headcrabs are down there and not up here
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>>3862738
>Look, a weird thing in the ocean
>I should take pictures, but only one, because film is expensive, you know?
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>>3871994
Yeah, they have a pair of specialized arms on their back to hold the anemone in place. The anemone produces a chitinous coating called carcinoecia which hardens and protects the crab like a shell would
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>>3869022
Reminds me of Zdzislaw Beksinski paintings.
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>>3866381
CONFUCIUS SAID
U GRIND JELLYFISH
WANG GETS BIGGER
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>>3858844
lol
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>>3861340
That's pretty big for a cypris tho
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>>3870155
Probability is immense, including variations in temp, habitat, food sources, light etc.. Plus it's where life evolved, so there's a lot of time to allow probability; and unlike on land there is a large probality to survive a cataclysmic event by simply floating away on accident, preventing evolutionary dead ends of entire genuses
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>>3856771
Lol now we know how gondola evolved
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>>3863670
surprised nothing ate it
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>>3860199
Seems like it'd be relatively good death. I don't want to die of some debilitating disease or extreme old age that makes my only pleasure among inordinate amounts of constant discomfort in life to be the few times I'm still able to shock the new cute nurse that has to wipe my ass.

>among all the freakshow nightmare horrors, this little guys swims up and sticks to your nose for a split second before darting off and you wake up
Is it enough to help you sleep again?
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I like to imagine that most of these creatures make a sort of "HURR DURR" noise as they flop around down there.

Just some real goofy shit you know?
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>>3871968
I remember at summer camp once people found a ton of things that looked like jellyfish at the surface of the water and started throwing them at a cabin door because they exploded upon impact in a very satisfying way. Always wondered what they were until I saw this pic
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>>3861433
Those are actual lights on the creature. bioluminescence (sic). The BBC Series Blue Planet has some of these type of creatures filmed at very deep levels.
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>>3870234
>AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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>>3866780

These guys are ambush predators. They swim so slowly that other animals barely notice, then just fuck them up with lightning speed before they have time to react.

Scientists once cut open a 19 foot specimen. It had an entire moose in its stomach.





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