Oceaneering Discovers Bizarre Creature With ROV

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  1. Palancar

    Palancar Aussie Acan Addict

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    Saw this on another forum and thought I would share it. It is definitely an invert, look at the water depth read out when it is seen.
    [video=youtube;-E-8_wDgN7c]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E-8_wDgN7c[/video]
     
  2. wysiwyg

    wysiwyg marine predator man R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    wow that is incredible. looks like some sort of large jellyfish
     
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    That is pretty amazing. I love the mystery the ocean holds.
     
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    Almost looks like a sheet of plastic trash
     
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    Wow!! Awesome!!
     
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    incredible!
     
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    Pretty neat to see that honeycomb pattern on that guy's sheet!
     
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    It the blob from the old movies. Lol
     
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    Repost...but I am pretty sure they figured out it was a whales placenta.
     
  10. REEFKEEPER10

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    Ok it just went from cool to gros. Lol
     
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    My thoughts exactly.:tongue:
     
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    What the duece!
     
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    It's a jelly fish

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    I stand corrected...you are right, it looks to be a Deepstaria enigmatica jelly fish.
     
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    Great links, thank you.
     
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    I was going to say.. whale placenta ***. It does look like a trash bag.
     
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