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ROV captures first-ever footage of oarfish in the wild

Source: grindtv.com
Unprecedented observation of serpent-like creatures made in 2011 in the Gulf of Mexico; scientific paper and video released this week

Scientists have released what’s believed to be the first-ever deep-sea footage of living oarfish. The serpent-like denizens, which reside at great depths, are presumed responsible for spawning myths of sea monsters among ancient mariners. The footage was captured in 2011 via remotely-operated vehicle in the northern Gulf of Mexico, and released this week. (The full clip is 9:57 long but we’ve shortened it to begin at the 3:40 mark, where the oarfish is most clearly visible.)

The ROV, operated by Mako Technologies and utilized for Hornbeck Offshore Services in what was called the SERPENT project, was conducting sea floor and water column surveys when the oarfish came into view.



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Read the full article at: grindtv.com




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