Life in the Deep Sea - Sailors for the Sea

Life in the Deep Sea

 February 8, 2012  | By: Oceana

Have you ever seen a Fangtooth? What about a Rosy Worm Acorn? They are some of the creatures that live in the deep sea, with the Barrel Eye pictured right. It is often said that we know more about the moon,  than we do about the deep sea, but what we do know about the deep sea is astounding and the creatures unimaginable.

The deep sea is an extremely harsh environment. It is dark and below 200m the light levels are too low for photosynthesis. Learn more about the amazing creatures of the deep, how they adapt to lack of light, high pressure, and the ocean pollution that affects them.

Read the essay now and learn a bit more about the ocean. Plunge in: Life in the Deep Sea

To learn more about the Barrel Eye, watch the video below.