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suzan wallace <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006 15:15:46 -0400
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I didn't get the image/video.  Captain Suz here...I'd like to help.  We
pulled up all kinds of marine life while down there...once a beautiful
purple octopus on my anchor off of St. Petersburg, Fl.
direct me to your image~

>From: "J.D. Lake" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: [SCIART] Tan:  Sea Creature Identification
>Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 14:13:30 -0400
>I need some assistance identifying a marine organism.  My
>brother-in-law captains a ship in the Gulf of Mexico and their ROV
>recorded video of an unidentified marine organism.  Some believe that
>they've seen a giant squid and others think its a large species of
>jellyfish.  The pipe in the middle of the video is a marine riser and
>is 36" in diameter.  If you check the left side of the screen you'll
>see it swim upward past the riser as the ROV slowly pans down. It's
>tough to estimate size though because they're not sure exactly how
>close they were to the riser.  The ROV descends approximately 25'
>during the clip.  Some estimate the creature to be 75-100' in length.
>Any assistance, guesses, or thoughts would be appreciated.  Thanks.
>Joel Lake
>Biological Sciences Department
>Sault Ste. Marie Area High School
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