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Deep Sea Squid Footage – video

This stunning footage of deep-sea squids comes from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), where researchers use remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to observe and record deep-sea animal behaviors. Learn more about MBARI… www.montereybayaquarium.org www.mbari.org

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The giant spider crab sloughed off old skin – video

In this video, a gentle and tiny spider crab is internally consumed by a terrifying angry red spider crab who then dispenses of the empty husk of its former host. Thanks to our Asian friend Kangatron for sharing.

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Thousands of New Species Discovered on Tiny Island

An expedition to a tiny island in the South Pacific’s Republic of Vanatu has yielded hundreds of new species, including possibly 1000 new species of crab. Coral guard crab Different squat lobster Feather star crab Pink limpet snails Pom pom or boxer crab Sea snail Snapping shrimp Squat lobster Two …

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One of the smallest vertebrates in the world – Pygmy Seahorse

One of the smallest vertebrates in the world lives in the tropical Pacific–the pygmy seahorse. Belonging to the same genus as their larger cousins but reaching a maximum size of about an inch, its no wonder that many of these miniature species have only been discovered within the last decade. …

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Giant Clam Spawning

During a night dive, spotted this clam & the rest of the other corals going off on a spontaneous release!