Sources: CNN, Sydney Morning Herald and Greenpeace
When the Campers come to underwater viewing and do the Shamu Shimmy, Kayla always comes to watch, like it’s just for her, it’s so funny to see.
This strange animal is a siphonophore, a relative of jellyfish. The most famous (infamous?) siphonophore is the portuguese man-of-war, but there are many species that live in the deep and are only seen on rare occasions.
Dr. Steve Haddock, one of the few people lucky enough to see animals like this on a regular basis, says that many species in this group (Erenna spp.) have a dark color, possibly from all the fish they eat.
- from deepseanews
White-tip Reef Sharks, Triaenodon obesus, and Black tip Reef Sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus, prowl the shallows of coral reef in Beqa Lagoon, Fiji by Michael Patrick O’Neill
A short video with footage of the Southern resident orcas (J and L pods) returning to the San Juan Islands in the summer of 2014. All video was obtained under a federal research permit granted by NOAA.
I love this video
Booger butt loves his toys <3
Trua, Underwater Viewing, 28 July 2014
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This juvenile male orca appears to have some seaweed in his mouth and is spy hopping with it.