At the mouth of the Amazon River in 50-100m deep murky water is a huge coral reef system. A Greenpeace research vessel recently discovered it in 2016 and spent the last year mapping the 3700 mile reef system.
Interacting with dolphins is easily one of the best experiences in the wild. They are urious, smart and playful. There is always one person that ruins it for everybody and some wiseguy decided to have a dolphin swim through a T-shirt.
The Kovachi Volcano near the Solomon Islands is an active underwater volcano. Some researchers dropped a camera into the crater where they found several sharks and fish swimming around. Why is this amazing?
After spending 12 years as a mated pair, this femal Zebra Shark was separated from her spouse in 2012. She recently gave birth to three pups and DNA testing revealed that the baby sharks only carried her DNA.
Crayfish are the smaller freshwater cousins of lobsters. The newest species Cherax pulcher (beautiful Cherax) was recently described. As with all species, whoever first officially describes the species gets to name the species as a new discovery.
Every day new species are being discovered in the world. A research vessel called the Nautilus came upon this purple orb while studying deep sea corals. It is thought to be a nudibranch but only time will tell. Enjoy the video =)