In this video, Jason hovers near a towering vent site called “Bio9.” The tall, elegant structures you see here may look rock solid, but they’re actually incredibly fragile. The towers are made up of a loose collection of minerals that build up as vent fluid flows out of the seafloor and interacts with cold seawater. Their loose consistency makes them very difficult to sample, as you can see in this video from Monday.
In this video, researchers stumbled across this ghostly white octopus. View video »
In this video, watch long, thin worms are commonly known as “spaghetti worms.” View video »
This site, which researchers discovered just a few days ago, is nicknamed “Teddy Bear.” View video »