17 June 2014
Source: Fuel Fix
Author: Carol Christian
A great deal of mystery surrounds the photos. When the video they were pulled from was taken, where, and just exactly what the heck that thing is dancing in front of the underwater camera of an oil platform.
According to the news blog Zeibiz, scientists think the “large blob” swimming slowly toward the camera is the rarely seen jellyfish known as depstaria reticulum. That’s based on the hexagonal pattern on its skin. The video is believed to be shot in the Gulf of Mexico about two years ago.