A mysterious strange creature, baptised “cascade creature” has been allegedly filmed during deep-sea drilling 5000 feet below sea level near the United Kingdom on April 25.
Theories about the species of this animal ranged from a jellyfish to an unknown marine version of the Loch Ness monster to a whale placenta. But a new undiscovered species was also a likely conclusion- especially given that ocean depths remain one of the least explored and understood places, in fact we know more about the moon than our own oceans.
Experts like Southern Cross University marine biology lecturer Dr. Daniel Bucher, believed that the creature resembled “a very unusual shape deep sea jellyfish”, the sex organs gave it away he said:
“In last the 30 seconds or so you start to see more of the structure, these pendulous tubes with four or five whitish structures and some branching between them, which look to me like the gonads of a jellyfish”.Others believed that the creature was a Stygiomedusa Gigantea jellyfish which can grow up to six meters in length and has only been spotted 114 times in 110 years.
But alas the verdict has been finally reached after a month of internet discussions , the species is in fact a (collapsed ) Deepstaria Enigmatica, a rare jellyfish species that resembles a translucent satin sheet or “lava lamp”.
This species was first captured on camera in 1967 (below) and described similarly to the species caught in the video.