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Scientists discover new marine species - so cool

  1. Jul 6, 2010 #1

    Evo

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  3. Jul 6, 2010 #2

    lisab

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    Great pix, I especially like the orange sea star.

    But I wonder what the scale is. I can't tell if they're as small as my thumbnail, or as big as a bus.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2010 #3

    Evo

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    Excellent point. They should give sizes
     
  5. Jul 6, 2010 #4

    edward

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    This link states that they are about 4 inches long. I wonder what they eat??

    http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/deep-seafloor-surprisingly-alive-discoveries-reveal-0323/ [Broken]

    EDIT There is a sub link that states:

     
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  6. Jul 6, 2010 #5

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    I'm pretty sure one of those is just a translucent dildo
     
  7. Jul 7, 2010 #6
    The trick may be in raising the creatures from the depths without causing them to explode.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2010 #7
    I'd have expected one of these things to show up on my doorstep and say "We come from outerspace. Take me to your leader, Earthling".
     
  9. Jul 7, 2010 #8
    ... I'd be careful what I said if I were you...
     
  10. Jul 7, 2010 #9
    Same way we go down there without imploding.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2010 #10

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    mobile pressure environment?
     
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