Mysteries of the Deep

The deep sea holds mysterious creatures.

Exotic Underwater Creatures

Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Herds of roving deep-sea sea cucumbers are abundant in the Larsen B area. Interestingly they are all heading in the same direction. The melting ice shelves are a double-edged sword in the eyes of some scientists, who welcome the accessibility to previously unseen creatures while lamenting the global warming crisis. Scientists anticipate more collapses of this kind elsewhere in Antartica. (Julian Gutt/Alfred Wegener Institute)
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