What the hell?
The weird and wonderful creatures living by methane vents in the southwest Pacific have been photographed for the first time.
“What the hell?-X019”
They used sonar to map the seafloor and to detect plumes of water rich in methane, then lowered a video and stills camera system over each site.
This allowed them to record images of tube worms between 30 cm and 40 cm in length as they emerged from beneath limestone boulders.</i>