Divers Surprised by Gorgeous ‘Feather Boa’ of the Sea. And the Video Is Glorious.

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science November 18, 2018 at 10:47AM.)

An undulating ribbon of silver surprised divers near northern New Zealand in October — but not so much that they couldn’t get it on video.

The resulting film shows a floating “feather boa” of the sea, properly known as a pyrosome. The 26-foot-long (8 meters) tube is not a single creature, according to The Washington Post, but rather a colony of tiny creatures called tunicates.

“I’ve always wanted to see one,” videographer Steve Hathaway told The Post. [Gallery: Jaw-Dropping Images of Life Under the Sea]

 

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This article and images were originally posted on [Live Science] November 18, 2018 at 10:47AM. Credit to the original author and Live Science | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

 

 

 

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