Astonishing Red Jellyfish and Other Creatures Were Seen in the Atlantic Ocean for the First Time

A new discovery has been made in the Atlantic Ocean by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). A new type of jellyfish has been found under 700 meters below sea level. A beautifully and mesmerizing red jellyfish has captivated the internet.

A recent expedition off the coast of New England uncovered a possible new species of jellyfish, proving the value of these trips. The red jellyfish is of the Poralia species, which have around 30 tentacles and a fragile structure.

About 100 miles southeast of Nantucket, the Hydrographer Canyon is rich in ocean life. It connects shallow waters to the deep parts of the ocean and has depths that range from 1,900 feet at the shallow end up to 4,668 feet at the shelf break. 

1. Stunning Red jellyfish has been hiding in the depths of the sea, newly to be discovered under 700 meters below


The NOAA researchers used a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) that can be deployed to depths of up to 4 kilometers (2.5 miles).

During the expedition, many creatures including ctenophores, cnidarians, crustaceans, and Actinopterygii have been observed. In addition to that, unidentified new animal families and potentially new species have been discovered.

“During the diving, along the water column, we observed over 650 individual animals including ctenophores (comb jellies), siphonophores, jellyfish, arrow worms, shrimps, larvae and other types of fish,” the NOAA scientists stated.

it’s incredible to think of how much we still don’t know about the deep ocean and how many species, like the red jellyfish, are just waiting to be discovered.

2. Seen during the water column exploration tract of Dive 20 of the 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones expedition, this beautiful red jellyfish in the genus Poralia may be an undescribed species.


3. A total of four samples were collected during the Dive expedition using the suction sample on remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Deep Discoverer. Here, Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration ROV pilots deftly maneuvers to collect a potential new species of jellyfish during the 1200-meter (3,937-foot) dive transect.


Other species were discovered while this expedition took place. They are mesmerizing also given that they are discovered just now.

4. A viperfish decovered in the deep waters off the coast of New England 


5. A spiraled Iridiogorgia fontanalis coral seen next to an Acanella arbuscula bamboo coral. Seen during Dive 09 of the expedition near the upper summit of a carbonate platform on Yakatut Seamount, this was only the second time this species of Iridiogorgia has ever been observed.


6. A close look at a larvacean house- Larvaceans are solitary, free-swimming tunicates that produce a fragile mucus “house” to help filter small particles from the water.


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‘Absolute Units’: 30 Times People Saw Something So Big, They Just Had To Submit The Pic To This Online Group

In photography, size manipulation of an object is called forced perspective. Forced perspective is a technique that manipulates human visual perception to make an object appear larger, smaller, closer, or farther away than it is in reality. Think of Italy’s most typical tourist picture with the leaning Pisa tower. Or someone holding the sun at sunset in their palm.

Yet, this post is not about faking the size of the items in photos. Instead, the article is about all the real-life objects and creatures that the human eye is not used to seeing that massive. Even the picture doesn’t do its justice to convey its scale. 

Welcome to Reddit page Absolute Units, also titled “Lads that you’re in awe at the size of.” This subreddit offers a variety of pictures featuring animals, people, statues, anything you can think of that is extremely ‘oversized’ and not at its ‘natural’ size. From giant humans to frogs with unexpectedly ‘thicc’ thighs, prepare to see the Giants (no, not the baseball team).

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#1 Gorilla Hand

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#2 My Parents Dog Who I Got To See Over The Holidays

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#3 Absolute Unit Of A Toad!

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#4 Me In My Kindergarten Class Reading Room

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#5 These Bananas My Wife Got At The Store

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#6 This Frog’s Thicc Thighs

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#7 This Absolute Unit Of A Baobab Can Hold 120.000 Liters Of Water

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#8 This Is Peter Freuchen, A Danish Explorer

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He Completed A 1000km Dogsled Journey And Was Trapped In An Avalanche, He Escaped With A Knife Made From His Own Frozen Feaces. He Killed A Wolf With His Bare Hands, Fought Against The Nazis And Escaped A Pow Camp.

#9 This Bunny Has An Absolute Unit Of An Ear!

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#10 This Guinea Pig

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#11 This Vietnamese Street Vendor

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#12 Jeff Dabe, A Competitive Arm Wrestler, Has The Biggest Recorded Ring Size, With His Finger Measuring 4.78″ Around

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#13 This Absolute Unit Of A Calf Has Hit The Juice Young

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#14 The Chief Of Police

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#15 This Is One Of The Biggest Personal Weapons Used By Man, The Punt Gun

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It Was Used For Hunting Ducks On An Industrial Scale. It Was Proven So Deadly That Nowadays It Is Illegal In Most Western Countries.

#16 Why Does It Look Like That

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#17 “Although Many Are Ignored (Especially In The Third World), There Are Good Artists Everywhere.” -Kumi Samuel. Ghana

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#18 This Wolf

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#19 Unit Of An Iceberg Passing By Newfoundland, Canada

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#20 Remy Been On Pizza Rolls

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#21 An Absolute Unit Of A Bat (5 Foot 5)

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#22 The White House Chef Is An Absolute Unit And The Last Line Of Defence

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#23 Meet Bonner, The Bestest Therapy Dog At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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#24 The Absolute Size Of This Guy

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#25 Former Soviet-Georgian Water Polo Athelete Petre Kako Mshvenieradze Is An Absolute Unit

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#26 Ukranian Antonov An-225 Mriya – Worlds Largest Aircraft Destroyed By Russian Invaders

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#27 Absolute Unit Of A Sculpture. Senegal Renaissance Monument

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#28 The Blunt-Headed Burrowing Frog, An Absolute Unit!

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#29 Gigantic Couch

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#30 Wolf Eel

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