This is a species of giant Antarctic scale worm, Eulagisca gigantea. Antarctic scale worms are extreme survivors, eating any food in front of them, from detritus and carrion to other invertebrates and...
Students discuss a quote about the ocean and freewrite about the importance of the ocean and their daily connection to the ocean. Students map their location in relation to the ocean. Then they watch and discuss a video.
A New Species Of Giant Jellyfish Was Discovered In Australia...It's Terrifying
An awesome photo from NOAA Sanctuaries: "A team of explorers searching the deep ocean in a submarine surfaced to find they were not alone. A giant isopod (aka horrifying sea creature) had attached to some of the sub's outer equipment! Giant isopods love the muddy, harsh environment of the ocean floor and are usually found from the murky depth of 560 feet to absolute darkness at 7,020 feet."
Hump back whales eat a lot of giant squid as evidenced by the ring shaped scars all over there body. These beaks do not fare well in the humpbacks digestive tract so there body forms a wax like substance around them so they can more easily be regurgitated or passed through the vent.