New mysterious creatures from the bottom of the Mariana Trench

Camera underwater Oceanos Explorer device found at the bottom of the Mariana Trench set of previously unknown creatures, and scientists are at a loss to say what they saw.

In April this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has begun to explore the Mariana Trench using Oceanos Explorer device. Already in the first few weeks of operation of the apparatus of his camera recorded the unknown jellyfish. Photos and video from the bottom keep coming, and new animal gets bigger every day.

Identify some of the organisms seen oceanographers difficult. In the photo below - the mysterious living hemisphere. Scientists believe that they can belong to the Cnidaria type (Cnidarians) or Bryozoa (Bryozoa), but note that the choice between the two types - it's like to confuse a monkey with a cockroach

. For others, found at a depth of 6 km of the animals difficult to identify even a typical affiliation: oceanographers almost certain that this animal and not a plant or a fungus - that's all the information.

The expedition came to an end on July 10 but today, July 17, Oceanos Explorer make one more, last dive in the area of ​​the National Marine Papahanaumokuakea monument in the Pacific Ocean.



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