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Giant Deep-Sea Oarfish Found off California Coast

Updated on October 16, 2013 at 11 am. A deep-sea creature that is rarely seen, and was likely the inspiration for sea serpent tales among mariners of yore, has resurfaced. On Sunday, staff of the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) found the body of a dead 18-foot (5.5-meter) long oarfish in Toyon Bay on California’s…

Rare Video of “Giant Sea Serpent” Oarfish Caught

Scientists at the GulfSERPENT Project recently captured an oarfish on video near the Gulf of Mexico. Since the video was released, it has appeared on numerous websites and blogs calling it the “first-ever” video of a “sea serpent” and other glamorous names. While these titles may help to get the oarfish video more views, they…

Top 10 Headlines Today: First Oarfish Video, Asteroid Flyby on Film…

The top 10 headlines on our radar today: An oarfish has been captured on video for the first time in the wild, NASA releases video of an asteroid’s trip near Earth, and …