Beautiful Deep-Sea Squid Gets Caught on Camera for the First Time – Photography Article

A strange-looking recently-discovered deep-sea squid species called the Asperoteuthis mangoldae squid has been captured on camera for the first time ever. The footage and the scientists’ reactions are in the 2.5-minute video above. The marine scientists were exploring unknown regions of the ocean off Jarvis Island in the South Pacific on the E/V Nautilus when the squid was spotted at a depth of 930 meters (3,051 feet). At first, the crew thinks they’re zooming the camera in on a fish,…

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Giant Squid Caught on Camera for First Time in the US – Photography Article

Giant squid are incredibly difficult to catch on camera in the wild — the number of times it has happened can be counted on one hand. But scientists just released video of the first time a giant squid has been filmed in the waters of the United States. CNN reports that the scientists funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research were on a two-week mission in the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles…

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