Rare sea animal, the glass octopus sighting by Schmidt Ocean Institute submersible.

Glass Octopus 

Schmidt Ocean Institute is a renowned nonprofit organization, researching marine environment. Based in Palo Alto, California, it’s robotic submersible has completed 154000 kilometres of underwater travel till now. That’s about three times around the world.

In a recent dive along the Phoenix archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean, it made two sightings of a rare species of sea life. It’s named Glass Octopus. It’s a transparent life form, whose only visible parts are its optic nerve, eyeballs and alimentary organs,

The submersible robot spent hundreds of hours beneath the waves and made videos of seafloor, underwater flora and fauna, under the sea mountains and volcanos.

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