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ROV finds creepy alien-looking squid
« on: November 28, 2008, 04:40:35 AM »
As some of you know, ROV/submersible companies receive heavy funding from oil companies. They need robotic and remote control deep-sea submersibles to scan the sea floor and lay oil piping. As an unintended side effect, occasionally these ROV's see really rare deep-sea organisms:

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more info:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/11/081124-giant-squid-magnapinna.html

more photos of it here:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/11/photogalleries/squid-magnapinna-photos/


Also check out the alligator and squid films here:
http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/index.php?topic=1809.0


edit: more info/photos added
« Last Edit: November 28, 2008, 05:17:21 AM by Admin »

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Re: ROV finds creepy alien-looking squid
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2008, 06:01:34 PM »
Wooaaaa... creepy... Lol, anyone see cloverfield? =X
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Re: ROV finds creepy alien-looking squid
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2008, 08:12:04 PM »
Yeah, i guess it could be that thing that was walking through the city or something.  Creeper squid  :o

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