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A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct.

New Size Estimates for Large Ocean Animals (Infographic)

A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct.

Manta ray - one of my best dives was watching Manta rays, I was lost in the moment & just cruising, fascinated by the huge rays swooping in on us.  Really want to dive with more one day...

Pictures of the day: 25 May 2010

Manta ray - one of my best dives was watching Manta rays, I was lost in the moment & just cruising, fascinated by the huge rays swooping in on us. Really want to dive with more one day...

Meet and greet with these gentle giants and prepare to be mesmerized.

Meet and greet with these gentle giants and prepare to be mesmerized.

Megalodon grew up to 50 feet long.  Why you’re glad they’re extinct: Their teeth were the size of an average human hand. *shudder* Despite t...

12 Animals You're Glad Are Extinct

Megalodon grew up to 50 feet long. Why you’re glad they’re extinct: Their teeth were the size of an average human hand. *shudder* Despite t...

~~Two Green turtles share a hug by Troy Mayne | Caters News Agency~~

Turtle-y awesome dude: Giants of the deep blue sea show all's well beneath the waves with a magical underwater high-five

~~Two Green turtles share a hug by Troy Mayne | Caters News Agency~~

Aside from being the largest of all octopuses, the giant Pacific octopus is also recognizable by its typical reddish-pink color.  The octopus is equipped with special pigment cells, called chromatophores, just below the surface of the skin that allow it to change color and blend in with rocky or coral-laden surroundings. Octopuses are actually mollusks—their shells are located in the head as two small plates and the rest of their body is soft. Since they lack a protective outer shell…

Aside from being the largest of all octopuses, the giant Pacific octopus is also recognizable by its typical reddish-pink color. The octopus is equipped with special pigment cells, called chromatophores, just below the surface of the skin that allow it to change color and blend in with rocky or coral-laden surroundings. Octopuses are actually mollusks—their shells are located in the head as two small plates and the rest of their body is soft. Since they lack a protective outer shell…

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