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Deep Sea Creatures

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by IDrinkSprite, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. IDrinkSprite

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    Deep Sea Creatures

    Discussion started by IDrinkSprite - Jan 24, 2005

    some facts to understand what amazing treasures of nature there can be found:

    - 70% of our planets surface is covered by water...
    - the average depth of the oceans is about 4000 meters (!)
    - sunlight is going through down to 300 meters, beneath this border it's absolutely dark (only submersibles are able to get that deep...and there are very few of them at all...ridiculously few compared to the area)
    - deep sea makes more than 50% of the habitat on earth

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    duh-rye-won - Replied Jan 24, 2005

    the most creative, imaginative artists, could never come up with crazier more fucked up aliens or monsters than the shit that already exists in nature. especially those deep see critters. mother nature is fucking twisted. fuckin awesome.
     
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    Grimes - Replied Jan 24, 2005

    word,those are some of the craziest creatures ive ever seen,theres alot of crazy shit goin on in the abyss
     
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    The deep sea might as well be another planet. This is interesting stuff.
     
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    Poop Man Bob - Replied Jan 24, 2005

    ^^^
    Roger that.
     
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    imported_splint2 - Replied Jan 24, 2005

    those above are just some of the reasons that the ocean is horrifying to me...

    i mean i go in the water and stuff, but i can't go further in than shoulder height before wondering what could be under me
     
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    I was just reading about angler fish:


    When a tiny male meets a female he bits into her flesh and literally fuses with her body. The two blood supplies also fuse together so that the male obtains nutrients and oxygen from the female. Without any need for most of his organ systems, such as eyes and digestive organs, the male's body degenerates into essentially a pair of sperm-producing testicles. Thus the female essentially becomes a hermaphrodite with up to six or more of these tiny male parasites attached to various parts of her body. Although functionally bisexual, the eggs and sperm come from genetically distinct parents, thus providing vital genetic variability through meiosis and genetic recombination. As a functional hermaphrodite she can have sex any time or place, without worrying about meeting a male in the dark abyss of the ocean.

    Male angler fish are just parasites, what the hell...



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    THE FUTURE OF EVOLUTION IS NOW.
     
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    Æ° - Replied Jan 24, 2005

    ^^The second one up, that pod looking thing scares the shit out of me.
     
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    IDrinkSprite - Replied Jan 25, 2005

    Almost all these fish,squid etc would scare the shit out of me if I seen them underwater haha...The teeth on some of these fuckers are insane
     
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    Safe Fun - Replied Jan 25, 2005

    Dope!
     
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