deep sea

A Chaunax (member of the sea toad family) found to the south of Rapa Nui, near the western end of the Salas y Gómez ridg.

Amazing new creatures found off the coast of South America

Researchers exploring the Salas y Gómez ridge off Chile have found 50 species probably new to science.

Giant Oarfish

Video l Meet the very rare Giant Oarfish that only appears around an earthquake

Meet the very rare Giant Oarfish (Regalecus glesne), found throughout the deep waters of the tropics and subtropics. This one was found by scuba divers off the coast of Taiwan (Video Credit: @chengruw...

A man standing on a beach with a red and blue sky and the moon above. The red and blue hues of the sky are reflected in the glossy sand.

They say we know more about the Moon than about the deep sea. They’re wrong

They say we know more about the Moon than about the deep sea. They’re wrong, 23.5 percent of the ocean has been explore, 3 times the surface of the moon.

Grimpoteuthis imperator dumbo octopus recently discovered at Emperor Seamounts in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Image: Alexander Ziegler

Cuteness Alert! New Species of Dumbo Octopus Identified

For the first time, biologists at the University of Bonn in Germany have identified a new species of Dumbo octopus called, Grimpoteuthis imperator, by using non-invasive methods.

Glow in the dark kitefin shark recently discovered in New Zealand

What could be better than a glow in the dark shark? l Video

Three species of glowing were found off the coast of New Zealand that have bioluminescent underbellies

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