Saturday, November 29, 2008

Another one for the squid fanciers

I know you're out there.

This thing is a Magnapinna. ("Big wing" in Latin.) It was photographed by a remotely-operated sub, a mile and a half below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. National Geographic has video, and more photos. Thanks to Glenn Reynolds.

1 comment:

Emily Brewster said...

cool, cool! Thanks for another critter fact, that thing is amazing!