Tuesday, March 30, 2010

So You Pull Up the Submersible Robot You've Sent to Survey the Ocean Floor

And you find THIS attached to it . . .







Apparently they're considered a delicacy in Taiwan.

26 Comments:

Blogger The Golden Eagle said...

Now that's not something you're going to pick up when you're goin' fishin'.

3:52 PM  
Blogger Rosie said...

Amazing. And gross! Im sorry i am an irregular, but um...thats gross.

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3:58 PM  
Anonymous ES said...

Strange. Extremely.

4:12 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

Blargh.
That's all I have to say.

4:20 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

oh yeah! and I am posting a small contest on my blog-with a prize for the winner! maybe. Probably though. :)

5:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It kind of looks like a giant, underwater louse.

6:33 PM  
Blogger montana irregulars said...

Ohhhhhh eewwwwww!!! It kinda looks like a sea monkey!

6:56 PM  
Blogger Julia Branches said...

Dang it! Fido, I keep telling you not to run off! Come here, boy!

8:32 PM  
Blogger MorethanMe said...

HIII!! been a while scence I've commented. and CAN I JUST SAY... hi. and that is so wierd/cool/plastic looking shrimp ive ever seen

9:06 PM  
Anonymous UU said...

Looks like a louse - i agree anonymous!

haha I love how it's building up and up, and then ends with "apparently they are a delicacy in Tawain"

11:16 PM  
Blogger Poison Pen said...

Egads. Mothers, protect your children--that thing could chew a small child's face off. D: It's cool looking, though.

12:12 AM  
Blogger Serena said...

um, scary looking.

3:37 AM  
Anonymous 42 said...

WOW. But once you get past the huge claws and creepy nose-legs, it's actually kinda cool.

I guess it was under the robot, so the cameras didn't catch it.

10:27 AM  
Anonymous anonymous cool girl said...

I bet it tastes good. :)

4:43 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Ooohhh.. I should try that next time I go to Taiwan XD

5:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

honestly I think it looks kind of cute, or if not cute extremely cool!! Not the "terrifying monster" yahoo news says it is... silly small-minded people...
42, i wonder what OTHER things the submarines haven't caught in their cameras....

5:40 PM  
Blogger brave chickens said...

It's a purty lil' sea cri'er.

8:27 PM  
Anonymous Toodles*** said...

HUH??????????????????????????????????
WEIRD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AND MUCH BIGGER THAN THE REGULAR ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT-ALASKAN SHRIMP!!!!!!!
WHOA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(TIMES 1,000,000)

5:10 AM  
Anonymous EQ said...

I want one!

8:26 PM  
Blogger Micci said...

How big is that thing?

9:12 PM  
Blogger MushroomCloud said...

wow....

9:17 PM  
Anonymous Kimberly said...

Weird....Do you know where I could get one for a pet? My cat just died and I'm looking for a replacement...

3:27 PM  
Blogger hello me be person said...

p.s. my name is lucy some of you may know me

4:43 PM  
Blogger hello me be person said...

shrimp anyone

4:43 PM  
Blogger Irregular Kiki said...

OMG That's SO FREAKY!!!!! So many species out there!!!

8:16 AM  
Blogger Irregular Kiki said...

I'll have to re-think about becoming a marine biologist, that's just so scaryyyyy

8:18 AM  

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