Tag: underwater

Nov 24, 2014

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Deep-sea anglerfish are strange and elusive creatures that are very rarely observed in their natural habitat. Fewer than half a dozen have ever been captured on film or video by deep diving research vehicles. This little angler, about 9 cm long, is named Melanocetus. It is also known as the Black Seadevil and it…

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Sep 25, 2014

Rare Footage of a Spotted Moray Eel Befriending a Diver

Rare Footage of a Spotted Moray Eel Befriending a Diver

World renowned marine conservationist and scuba diving pioneer Valerie Taylor talks with the Central Florida Aquarium Society about her special friendship with a spotted moray eel. The spotted moray (Gymnothorax moringa) is a medium to large moray eel that can grow upwards of 7 feet (2.13 m) long.

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Sep 16, 2014

Rare Deep Sea Creature Caught on Camera

Rare Deep Sea Creature Caught on Camera

Caught on the Hercules’ camera was this rare siphonophore. The Siphonophorae (or Siphonophora, the siphonophores), are an order of the Hydrozoa, a class of marine animals belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. Although a siphonophore appears to be a single organism, each specimen is actually a colony composed of many individual animals. Most colonies are…

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Sep 11, 2014

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release on 16 September 2014. In a recent interview with NPR, Casteel explains: Dogs was just such a random project, and…

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Aug 26, 2014

Underwater Footage Shows What an Egg Being Poached Looks Like

Underwater Footage Shows What an Egg Being Poached Looks Like

Someone stuck their GoPro into a pot of boiling water and now we know what an egg being poached looks like from an underwater POV. Just like the inside of a dishwasher and the wheel of a car, people will continue to put their GoPro’s in unexpected places.

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Aug 6, 2014

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

In 2013, a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a specially equipped REMUS ‘SharkCam’ underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild. The SharkCam was outfitted with six cameras: 5 mounted on the nose and one facing the rear of the vehicle. This gave scientists…

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Jul 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sea Horse

Picture of the Day: Sea Horse

Photograph by KURT ARRIGO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | 500px In this beautiful underwater capture by Kurt Arrigo (featured previously), we see a horse going for a swim in the ocean. I love that he caught this from below, it adds an extra element to an already ethereal scene. To see…

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