At the bottom of the Mariana Trench many previously unknown creatures have been found.
In April this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has begun to explore the Mariana Trench using Oceanos Explorer device. Already in the first few weeks of operation an unknown jellyfish was recorded by its camera.Photos and videos from the bottom keep coming, and the number of new animals get bigger every day.
To Identify some of the organisms seen by oceanographers is difficult. In the photo below there is the mysterious living hemisphere. Scientists believe that they can belong to the Cnidaria type (Cnidarians) or Bryozoa (Bryozoa), but note that the choice between the two types - it's like to confuse a monkey with a cockroach.
For others, to be found at a depth of 6 km of the animals makes it difficult to identify even a typical affiliation: oceanographers are almost certain that this is an animal and not a plant or a fungus - that's all the information.
The expedition came to an end on July 10 but today, July 17, Oceanos Explorer make one more, last dive in the area of the National Marine Papahana umokuakea monument in the Pacific Ocean.
On our planet, still there is so much of unknown, but the man still dreams of new planets and space, to the end of not knowing what's going on in his "home". Mariana Trench is little studied, however, and people there had already left its mark in the form of garbage, about which we have already written: