A sea pen found on the sea floor of the Pacific Ocean could be a new species.

Rare and bizarre tentacle-trailing sea creature caught on video, expedition scientist’s ‘mind is blown’

New images showing a giant sea creature with peculiar-looking tentacles floating languidly in the depths of the Pacific Ocean have left researchers wondering if what they’re seeing is a new species.

A team of scientists spotted the strange animal aboard the E/V Nautilus, a research vessel used by the Ocean Exploration Trust, a nonprofit organization that conducts deep-sea research. in a recently released video (opens in a new tab)Expedition researchers exclaimed oooh and aah as images of the strange creature came into focus. “My mind is blown right now,” one of the scientists on board can be heard saying off-camera, as the ship’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) scanned the ocean floor and inched closer to the alien. view. “I’m not on the edge of my seat or anything,” another scientist joked.

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