Can we get a deep sea monster thread going?
Here's a photo I found recently. While the cow shark is cute (and large), it's not the focus of the photo. If you look to the right and near the top, you can see a weird shape creeping out from the blueness. Honestly, it could be something easily explainable, but it does look pretty weird, right?
Do you guys think that maybe some old dinosaurs are still alive underwater? I mean, if the asteroid hit Earth, wouldnt they be safe in really deep waters? I think that they are still there, or some version of them.
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There are and we have proof of a few already. I'm refering to things such as the goblin Shark, Giant kinds of octopus and that ancient, previously thought extinct armoured fish species. the deep ocean is relatively unexplored which increases the likelyhood of species existing that we are unaware of. The difficulty in exploring the area in question,in combination with pressure differences and the fact that anything fit for consumtion qickly gets devoured due to food scarcity at such depths are imo good reasons for why I find it likely that all big marine life species havent been found yet.
You could request some in the draw thread and hope you get lucky.
Here's one I got from the previous thread.
Frilled sharks and goblin sharks are both prehistoric and alive today.
The coelecanth is proof that this is possibly (and even likely).
However, as someone else said, they technically wouldn't be *dinosaurs*. I also think that it wouldn't be anything like what you're thinking, as it would almost have to be something that lives in the deepest parts of the oceans.
Kraken? Unlikely. There's some big squids down there, but nothing kraken-sized has been seen so far. There's no evidence for it, other than sailor legends.
Sea serpents? Again, no evidence. Surely somebody would have caught one on film or photo by now.
If there are any true sea monsters, its most likely going to be some really ugly motherfucker that lives way down in the ocean, and has never been a threat to any human ever.
My favorite uncomfortable oceanic image: the frill shark's wikipedia picture.
It's not alive anymore, but dunkleosteus is my favorite fish... and it probably would be deep sea if it were alive
Some are probably up to 30m big, but don't expect a spooky shark with 1000 eyes and a km long body. Animals only adapt to what they need to survive, evolution is not meant to produce scary things.
Possibly but being underwater wouldnt really keep amything safe from something like that. You have to think of the repercussions such as how that would effect the food chain and atmospere.
>*Thinks about post*
Brb building Oxygen Destroyer.
Not him but, he said under water dinosaur....he was wrong because he was ignorant. You cant just be wrong, then yell at people to assume that you knew what was correct and simply made the choice to "seem wrong"
Have this one without a watermark.
I Love sea monsters. Especially when there's a human for size reference.
Anyone familiar with "Abyssal" by Jonathan Wocjik? Highly recommend if you like freaky-ass sea monsters.
Seeing this picture always made me laugh because the photograpists are dicks
>deep sea creature living it's entire life in almost pitch black
>evolved with super sensitive eyes to pick up the most minuscule rays of light
>set flash off inches away from it's face
>tfw this was fished up on the coast of near where I live
Why do the scariest sea creatures always live in the arctic or antarctic?
dont worry /x/, as overfishing and pollution persist, im sure any giant undersea monsters will be starving and dying soon enough, followed by our own deaths as global ecological collapse and the wars for food and water commence
So technically this isn't a sea monster, but they've been playing Jaws on TV again, and out of all the scenes in this movie, this is the one that always got me the most. This perfect, horrifying image.
Some might argue scenes near the end when Jaws is attacking the Orca are scarier, but even though it's a good movie that holds up decently over time, after watching countless shark documentaries, it's too easy for me to notice the shark is fake when you see more of it, especially when it rears up out of the water and chomps its mouth continually. But damn, when this thing is underwater and you just catch glimpses of it, it still manages to be pretty creepy even to this day.
You can count the amount of semi-aquatic dinosaurs on ONE FUCKING HAND.
Someone who lost all his limbs can even count the amount of aquatic dinosaurs.
FUCKING ZERO YOU RETARDED CUNT!
I was never afraid of anything in the bath, but even though I knew it was an irrational fear, I would sometimes imagine an alligator or shark lurking in the bottom of a swimming pool, especially at night. There's a large swim center around here that has a giant grate at the deep end and as kids we would imagine some horrible monster lurking behind it.
Did anyone save the webm of that tentacle-y Lovecraftian creature that was recorded on a deep sea camera?
I remember some anons thought it was moving at lightning fast speeds but it was really just the camera moving.
I didn't, unfortunately, and it was possible the creepiest thing I ever did done see.
Meanwhile, in seamonsterchan
>Do you really think land mammals exist? and how come they never come down there?
sounds stupid right
we don't go to deep sea because we can't survive there and they don't come to surface because they can't survive here
You know, there just might be a city of deep-sea intelligent beings with technology and culture comparable in complexity to ours.
Of course, we haven't encountered them because they're too deep. TOO DEEP.
I hope you got the full (director's cut) version of The Abyss, I forgot to mention that. The original cuts a huge chunk out of the plot.
Leviathan looked dumb, but I've never actually seen it.
>mfw people still remember chad daddy
Hope restored that this place isn't all newfags...
I remember I had a dream about sea monsters. It was in a flooded, decaying version of my hometown, with the water completely covering the ground floors of houses in some places. We'd use kayaks and RHIBs to get around, it was very Innsmouthy.
The one thing everyone was afraid of was this fishing boat. It wasn't a dinghy, wasn't a trawler, just one of the medium sized ones. It was all rotten and covered in barnacles, white paint peeling off of it. We weren't afraid of the boat per se, we were afraid of what came with it. It was being towed by something deep beneath the surface. I don't remember if we gave it offerings or what, but I know for years, I had never been afraid of anything as much as I'd been afraid of that boat.
>Again, no evidence. Surely somebody would have caught one on film or photo by now.
Now you can't just assume this. There are so many creatures out there still undiscovered, and just assuming they don't exist because no one has caught them alive, dead, or with film, is a very bad thing to do.
Idk if this is the one but it's one big ass mofo
Not that it will be of much interest, but I work on an offshore construction boat as an ROV pilot. The field we are working in just now varies from about 1,200-1,500m deep, and we're usually within 5m of the seabed.
Marine wildlife is usually limited to massive crabs and some cool rays, but every now and then we see some weeeeeeeeeeird shit down there. Small scale, of course, but it does make you wonder what is out there when you head into seriously deep water.
We've seen things light-up in tens of different fluorescent colours at once, flashing through sequences, and then basically pulling themselves inside out and running the sequence in reverse.
Not being marine biologists, and just being dumb oilfield trash, we don't have a clue what we're looking at sadly, and because the client is paying for the subs to be there, we're officially not allowed to take any of the video or stills off the hard-drives.
Agreed. Bruce doesn't hold up under direct shots, but those underwater shots still give me wonderful shivers.
I've got White shark specific selachophobia, but since I'm the kind of person that loves to scare myself in controlled circumstances I watch any and every Great White documentary and movie no matter how shitty. I actually think Jaws may have given me this phobia, since I saw it at a very young age and unexpectedly (walked downstairs at just the wrong moment when I was five or so).
I will be heartbroken if they go extinct. I give to shark research and conservation charities, but I worry it's not going to be enough.
I don't know if you heard about this game named Subnautica. It's an indie (but great!) video game about exploring the depths of the ocean on the alien planet.
Here's the link http://store.steampowered.com/app/264710/?
You can easily find gameplay vids on Youtube.
It was. I first saw Jaws when I was 3 and it changed my life, so it was a coming-full-circle experience. Will never get over how fast those fuckers can be in bursts for being so massive.
Long days though, and we just stunk of chum the entire time. You would scrub and scrub and scrub and scrub a hundred times over and you still couldn't quite shake that stench off your skin.
it's like I said in another thread,
they send probes and so on to outer space, yet still have not fully explored our own oceans. sinister. ANYTHING could be in the fathomless depths...lurking............................
there was that time we were at the beach and saw this giant disgusting creature at the waters edge, most ran screaming but a few of us grabbed polls and drift wood and drove it back into the water as it made the most horrific unearthly screams.
If I remember correctly it was right around the time Ops mom went missing.
probably some kind of squid, there are 100% species that are bio luminescent and since squids only really have a beak and a small shell inside their heads as solid objectsthey're pretty damn fluid when it comes to moving
not really true, a number of squids rise from truly deep water to much shallower waters at night to hunt, but they can regulate their internal pressure through liquid filled sacks in their body/modified swim bladders
they're like giant dicks, foreskin and everything.
what the fuck
I've always been scared shitless of the ocean. Heck, I couldn't swim through the center of a swimming pool when I was a kid, since I imagined this would be lurking beneath and somehow grabbed me to my death.
So I swam sideways.
Are there any books or stories that have to deal with undersea creatures?