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The Eye-In-The-Sea captured these video clips over a 24-hour period on the Gulf of Mexico sea floor. Scenes were often triggered by bioluminescent events, or the electrical bioluminescence of the artificial jellyfish. This video compiles several clips of giant isopods, and a rather large six-gill shark, attacking the fish-head bait. Scientists have estimated this shark to be over 12-ft long. For perspective, the end of the platform where the shark was feeding is about 15-in across. Images captured from Eye-In-The-Sea.

 

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