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

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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.

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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.

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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 

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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.

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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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Incredible Clear Waters Around the World

There are a lot of wonders in the world and clear water is one of them. The magical turquoise waters, azure lakes, and crystal clear beaches are the jewels of this earth. Once you get into these waters you can see your whole body reflecting under or even from above the sparkling surface, various colorful fishes floating freely, and the sand or rocks just below your feet.

The warmth of the blue color can enlighten your soul and lift your spirit, anchoring the profound inner joy and relaxation. Fortunately for you, we found some, so here are the top five most incredible crystal waters in the world. Once you read about them you will want to make at least one of these places your next destination…

1.Pensacola Beach

Our first on the list is Pensacola Beach. This beach is anchored at the western tip of Florida, stretching miles along the Gulf of Mexico, this barrier island offers you a vast scope of experiences. Pensacola beach provides you with lively crowds and lifeguards to quiet beaches ideal for everyone whose main concern is relaxing and letting all the worries float away with the sea.

2.Corfu Island, Greece

Corfu Greece is one of the most exquisite and romantic islands of the Ionian island group. Waters being extremely clear boats of the locals look like they are floating in the air. But this is not all, this island is bound up historically in Greece mythology named after the beautiful nymph Korkyra, Corfu, making this Island ever wanted through centuries resulting in numerous battles and conquests.

Thus the tear-like waters and the historical sites of this island emerge to feed not only your mind and body but your soul as well. All you have to do is to explore and enjoy!…

3. Palawan Island Philippines

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Palawan is a piece of heaven on earth, lush waters in fjord greenery that teems with exotic diverse wildlife, attractive fishing villages, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Diving in the lazuline waters, and the limestone caves of Sabang to the exquisite fireflies dancing at twilight at the Iwahig River.

Palawan’s great indigenous people live on this island in groups of the Batak tribe, meeting and interacting with the locals will enhance the richness of your experience by witnessing daily Palawan life as it is. Clear waters and making new friends are all one might want!

4. Flathead Lake, USA

Flathead Lake is a large natural lake in northwest Montana and is the largest natural freshwater lake. The water is so clear it gives you an optical illusion that someone floating on the water’s surface seems to be levitating.

Nature explorer David Thompson once described this beautiful lake as a “fine sheet of water” A place where big mountains meet the soothing water, surrounded by pine trees and grand rocks. Its wildish nature makes Flathead Lake a good opponent to spend weekends at when you want to get some sun and fresh air.

There is no way to be different than that, the picturesque views of all the earth elements combined in one place, creating the most graceful sights imaginable.

5. Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam is a famous tourist destination, especially for scuba divers. Sapphire waters and diverse marine life gives its title to one of the best diving sites worldwide.

Even though this place remained unknown to people outside the diving community for quite a while, now this place is no secret anymore, different resorts are built within the beach area making the place more frequented and populated. The spectacular underwater views never fail to amaze, all thanks to the water creatures that coexist with us.

 
 




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