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The Pacific Barreleye fish gets its name from large eyes that are literally shaped like barrels, topped with beautiful green lenses. Also known as the Macropinna microstoma, its head is completely transparent, filled with fluid.
What? Those are not it's eyes?!?
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You often hear about people “taking the plunge,” but rarely do you see anyone do it with the stamina of the woman Lucy Craft found hard at work in the waters off Japan.
We wanna grow up to be just like her!
Houston divers rally to support multi million dollar reef project Houston Chronicle Houston's scuba diving community has instigated a major online campaign to get approval to sink a 200 foot ship off the coast of Galveston to become an artificial...
Would LOVE to see this happen. A wreck dive closer to home!
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS—An international team of underwater archaeologists, led by Deborah Carlson of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University, will soon survey and investigate a 2,000-year-old ...
This team will be lead by TAMU … very cool!
A SeaWorld team member helped w/ a coral restoration project to spawn endangered corals in FL waters! http://t.co/RrnZjzILzw #SeaWorldCares
Glad to see SeaWorld's participation in this. We still want them to not have animals captive though.
CBBC Newsround Check out underwater rugby! CBBC Newsround The Six Nations rugby is well under way but if you fancy a kinder version of the game then check out this clip of underwater rugby...
Ancient Underwater Forest Could be Next Marine Sanctuary WKRG-TV Ancient Underwater Forest Could be Next Marine Sanctuary. Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 6:49 PM EST. Updated: Friday, February 7, 2014 6:49 PM EST.
YAY! We may have another marine sanctuary closer to home to go diving!! :-)
Cold-water coral found growing off Greenland Fox News "At first, the researchers were swearing and cursing at the smashed equipment, and were just about to throw the pieces of coral back into the sea, when luckily, they realized what they were...
First cold water coral reef discovery is pretty amazing that is thrives so far deep!
Did you know that Atlantic City, New Jersey, may see the return of the Diving Horse Show popularized there in the 1940s through late '60s?
Return of horse diving? Really?
The family of the jellyfish or medusae are not only the most venomous ocean inhabitants but also some of the deepest divers. Medusae have been found as deep ...
Great jellyfish documentary
Researchers have identified a new species of mysterious beaked whale based on a study of seven animals stranded on remote tropical islands over the past 50 years. The first was found on a Sri Lankan beach in 1963.
Science never stops amazing us!
An undersized shark was among three animals caught on bait lines and either killed or found dead, according to biologists monitoring the government's shark cull program.
Further evidence that this is not a good idea.
University offers scuba classes to complement majors, offer PADI certification Flor-Ala (subscription) Scuba diving is no longer just a hobby students can enjoy while on vacation at the beach.
What a great way for students to get into scuba diving!
Underwater sound and lights show considered to repel sharks Phys.Org Shark biologists deployed bubbles, chemical repellents, electric fields, lights and underwater sounds off the WA coast last month as part of a study into shark deterrents.
This would be a much better solution that the shark cull in WA.
Daily Mail Goldfish Takes Self-Driving Tank For a Spin NBCNews.com (blog) At last, Goldie can have the freedom it deserves: This mobile fish tank can be driven around the room, guided by the fish inside.
We need one of these in our shop… entertaining!
Colorado Springs Business Journal Underwater craft competition Saturday at Coronado HS Colorado Springs Business Journal The Colorado Consortium for Earth and Space Science Education will host its third annual SeaPerch Underwater ROV competition...
What a great way to get middle and high school students engaged in this early on in their lives.
Waterstudio.nl designs a floating habitat for flora & fauna to provide a safe haven and protected site to minimize the effects of urbanization and climate change in urban areas.
Very cool idea!
ArabianBusiness.com US Reef Worlds eyes underwater projects in UAE ArabianBusiness.com The Los Angeles-based underwater tourism design company is reportedly considering a project on Nakheel's The World islands, with the aim of creating a completely...
This could possibly boost some areas where economic stimulation is needed and may help bring ocean awareness (if done properly of course).
Diving under ice WWLP 22News (WNWO) SCUBA divers like Jennifer Idol are driving cross country to experience the serene environment under the ice of northwest Ohio.
Cool to dive in cold water because of excellent visibility… but all I can think is…. BRRRR!!!!
A team of underwater archaeologists are set to excavate a 2000-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Sri Lanka, the oldest known shipwreck in the Indian Ocean. It is hoped that the month-long excavation, due to start in two ...
They have their work cut out for them.
Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship, its cargo, or other property after a shipwreck. Salvage encompasses towing, refloating a sunken or ground...
May have to go down there and hopefully stumble on something!
LiveScience.com Innovative Metal 'Exosuit' Takes Divers to New Depths LiveScience.com It looks like something astronauts might wear in space, but this metal suit actually has a more Earth-bound purpose: to enable divers to work deep underwater...
WOW! Suit which allows a human to dive up to 1,000 feet.
The Olympic flame plunged into Lake Baikal on Saturday. A man with a jetpack then carried it above the lake to shore.
The wonders of what technology allows in modern times.
Research shows 59% of the world's marine parks were 'not ecologically distinguishable from fished sites' (Most protected marine areas fail to properly guard aquatic life: study http://t.co/pZQsBE0N9y)...
This is very disappointing.
Bathtastic! A bathroom that looks like a shark diving cage from Bonnie Hammond and Kelsey Starks. (Here's a bathroom that looks like a #shark diving cage.
cool video and how they make aluminum scuba tanks; that i niked off the ERD CD.
Good educational video on how scuba tanks are made.