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Giant squid filmed in shallow water in Japan Photo

Giant squid filmed in shallow water in Japan

On Christmas Eve a giant squid, Architeuthis dux, ventured into Japan’s Toyama Bay and swam beneath a pier full of observers. The 12-foot long squid stayed in the bay for several hours, giving diver Akinobu Kimura the chance to suit up and film the elusive creature underwater.

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Silvertip shark camera bump on Wild Oceans Photo

Silvertip shark camera bump on Wild Oceans

In Earth Touch’s episode of Wild Oceans this week, a silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus) comes in for a close view of the cameraman in Southern Mozambique. Investigatory behavior by sharks is quite common, and does not mean that they are attempting to attack or bite, just that they are inquisitive.

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Video: Ragged tooth sharks of Aliwal Shoal Photo

Video: Ragged tooth sharks of Aliwal Shoal

The ragged tooth (Carcharias taurus) aka sand tiger sharks are frequently encountered inhabitants on the reefs of Aliwal Shoal, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Earth Touch’s Wild Oceans pays the area a visit in this week’s episode, and the cameraman finds that despite appearances, the sharks are docile and happy to share the water with him.

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Video: Wild Oceans from the Phi Phi Islands Photo

Video: Wild Oceans from the Phi Phi Islands

The latest edition of Earth Touch’s Wild Oceans channel was shot in the Phi Phi Islands Marine Reserve in the Andaman Sea, Thailand. It features footage of a pair of mating leopard sharks and a cuttlefish laying her eggs. There‚Äôs also a rare glimpse of a tiger-tail seahorse and some bizarre pufferfish behaviour.

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Video: Dolphin Army by Simon Buxton Photo

Video: Dolphin Army by Simon Buxton

Wetpixel member Simon Buxton has posted some amazing footage of a huge pod of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) as it makes it’s way up the East African coast each year in the search of sardines. He invites us to “follow them for a short part of this journey to see what they find.”

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