Fact – Sea Facts Secondary Research

  • The Spanish Dancer, a type of sear cucumber, hovers at 9,150 feet near the Davidson Seamount. That’s 1.7 miles down.
  • The Challenger Deep is the deepest part of the Mariana Trench which is 36,200 feet deep/ 10,994 m.
  • Sea Levels; Sunlight zone (euphotic zone), 200 meters – Twilight zone (Dysphotic zone), 1000 meters – Midnight zone (aphotic zone)
  • Titanic shipwreck (3,810m)
  • Octopus average depth – 5,000 m
  •  The ‘Trieste’ made it to 10,911 m
  • Frilled sharks are about 5-6 feet in length and tend to live at about 1,500 m down.
  • Giant spider crabs are the biggest arthropods on Earth and live at about 300m and can measure up to 12 feet.
  • Atlantic Wolffish live at about 600 m below the surface and grow up to 5 feet long.
  • Fangtooth fish live about 2,000m but have been found at depths up to 5,00m but are only 6 inches long.
  • Six gill sharks live about 2,500n down and feed at the surface during the night. They can reach up to 16 feet long.
  • Giant tube worms live at about 2.4 Kilometers down at the edges of hydrothermal vents.
  • Vampire squids live about 3,000m and is named this due to its dark webbed arms that it throws over itself like a cloak.
  • Pacific Viperfish are about 8 inches long that live about 4,4oom down with teeth that are too large to fit in their mouths.

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