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PHOTOS: "Alien" Jellyfish Found in Arctic Deep
nationalgeographic ^ | December 11, 2009-

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:25:34 AM PST by JoeProBono

In the black depths of the frigid Arctic Ocean, scientists on a 2005 expedition found a splash of color: The brilliant, blood-red Crossota norvegica jellyfish (pictured).

The creature was spotted by a remotely operated vehicle 8,530 feet (2,600 meters) underwater during a two-month National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expedition to the Canada Basin, the deepest and least explored part of the Arctic waters.

Though C. norvegica is not a new species, several new deep-sea animals were discovered during the expedition--some of which were announced in recent research papers in 2009.


(Excerpt) Read more at news.nationalgeographic.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: arctic; godsgravesglyphs; jellyfish; jellyfishrino; jpb; lookslikemitt; lookslikeromney; marinebiology; rinojellyfish


1 posted on 12/15/2009 10:25:34 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
Shouldn't an Alien Jellyfish look like something painted by HR Giger?


2 posted on 12/15/2009 10:27:47 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: JoeProBono

3 posted on 12/15/2009 10:29:18 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: a fool in paradise

4 posted on 12/15/2009 10:30:35 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

Good picture of the Spineless Jellyfish Americana. As for the artic ones .... maybe spawn of Cthulu.


5 posted on 12/15/2009 10:34:38 AM PST by techcor (I hope Obama succeeds... in becoming a one term president.)
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To: JoeProBono

Pic#1-Penis with wings
Pic#2-a bucktoothed Darth Vader
Amazing!


6 posted on 12/15/2009 10:35:49 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: a fool in paradise

7 posted on 12/15/2009 10:41:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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8 posted on 12/15/2009 10:41:47 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him" - Job 13:15)
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To: Daffynition

9 posted on 12/15/2009 10:45:00 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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10 posted on 12/15/2009 10:45:19 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (:: The government will do for health care what it did for real estate. ::)
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11 posted on 12/15/2009 10:46:10 AM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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12 posted on 12/15/2009 10:51:08 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: JoeProBono

13 posted on 12/15/2009 10:52:45 AM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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To: frithguild; FromLori; onyx; SunkenCiv

omg, that is really really really funny, thanks for the laughs, lolololololol


14 posted on 12/15/2009 10:56:58 AM PST by hennie pennie
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15 posted on 12/15/2009 11:01:28 AM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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To: JoeProBono

16 posted on 12/15/2009 11:02:32 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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17 posted on 12/15/2009 11:07:02 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: hennie pennie
I crack myself up!


18 posted on 12/15/2009 11:08:10 AM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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19 posted on 12/15/2009 11:09:16 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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20 posted on 12/15/2009 11:16:10 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: frithguild

lol, these are soooo funny


21 posted on 12/15/2009 11:20:13 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: paulycy

22 posted on 12/15/2009 11:22:53 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

God has the most FUN creating the creatures in the sea!!!


23 posted on 12/15/2009 11:41:40 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: JoeProBono
OMG HAHAHA! OMG HAHAHA! HAHAHA! HAHAHA! HAHAHA!

I see what you did there! HAHAHA! HAHAHA!


24 posted on 12/15/2009 11:53:26 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Alex Murphy

25 posted on 12/15/2009 12:00:20 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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26 posted on 12/15/2009 12:04:06 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him" - Job 13:15)
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To: a fool in paradise

It appears Giger did album covers for ELP back in the ‘70’s.


27 posted on 12/15/2009 12:04:28 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Ram "Health Care Reform" down our throats in '09, and we'll ram it up your @ss in '10.)
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To: frithguild
Golly, how are you getting all those awesome parallel pix?... Some of kind of ultra-search or something?

(There is a "find similar" feature, isn't there?)

At any rate, great job!

28 posted on 12/15/2009 12:07:05 PM PST by AnnaZ (I keep 2 magnums in my desk.One's a gun and I keep it loaded.Other's a bottle and it keeps me loaded)
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29 posted on 12/15/2009 12:33:31 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Ann Archy; JoeProBono

See, I was going to ask what evolutionary benefit is a giant flaming red jellyfish in the middle of the deep, dark ocean? How many evolutionary steps was taken to make this specific jellyfish?

/sort of the same point - Evolution it ain’t.


30 posted on 12/15/2009 12:39:55 PM PST by Ro_Thunder ("Other than ending SLAVERY, FASCISM, NAZISM and COMMUNISM, war has never solved anything")
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31 posted on 12/15/2009 12:47:52 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: AnnaZ
All done by the eye with amazement for the useless and totally self absorbed qualities Haute Couture. I look at one thing and see another - Fortunes of a misspent youth I suppose.


32 posted on 12/15/2009 12:49:23 PM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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33 posted on 12/15/2009 12:50:53 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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34 posted on 12/15/2009 7:18:00 PM PST by SunkenCiv (My Sunday Feeling is that Nothing is easy. Goes for the rest of the week too.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Metroids!


35 posted on 12/15/2009 7:32:59 PM PST by Ultra Sonic 007 (To view the FR@Alabama ping list, click on my profile!)
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To: JoeProBono

Kind of reminds me of Jimmy Carter...

36 posted on 12/15/2009 11:28:35 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: JoeProBono

There are many many others, failed species, in the Burgess Shale


37 posted on 12/16/2009 4:20:00 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Lukenbach Texas is barely there)
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To: Ro_Thunder

check out “Wonderful Life The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History” by Sthepen J Gould.


38 posted on 12/16/2009 4:24:57 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Lukenbach Texas is barely there)
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To: JoeProBono

OMG!! Is that a REAL picture???? How FABULOUS if it is!!


39 posted on 12/16/2009 6:10:08 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Great thread. Thanks for the ping!
40 posted on 12/16/2009 1:30:50 PM PST by colorado tanker (What's it all about, Barrrrry? Is it just for the power, you live?)
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To: frithguild

That had me laughing so hard I started coughing.


41 posted on 12/16/2009 1:34:08 PM PST by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: Ann Archy
You said it! They're truly amazing wonders.
42 posted on 12/16/2009 1:35:35 PM PST by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: colorado tanker

:’) I won’t even post my usual peanut butter fish joke.

Okay, yes, that was the entire joke. I did post it. ;’)


43 posted on 12/16/2009 4:27:42 PM PST by SunkenCiv (My Sunday Feeling is that Nothing is easy. Goes for the rest of the week too.)
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To: SunkenCiv
:’) I won’t even post my usual peanut butter fish joke.


44 posted on 12/16/2009 4:33:21 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: paulycy

I’ve never seen a turkey holding a fish stick before...


45 posted on 12/16/2009 7:45:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (My Sunday Feeling is that Nothing is easy. Goes for the rest of the week too.)
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