Space is no longer the most uncanny place for us since we found stranger things exist under the sea. Much to our surprise, the Ocean covers seventy-one percent of the Earth’s surface. Yet, more than eighty percent of it remains unexplored, unobserved, and ignored. So believing in mermaids or the Loch Ness Monster doesn’t sound as crazy. There are many reasons to love the Ocean, and the mysteries it encloses are one of them. Humanity has come along with hidden gems beneath the surface throughout the years. You’ll never know what can still be discovered from buried treasures, unknown living creatures, and even entire cities. Keep reading and learn more about these fantastic and unique things found in the Ocean.
The Lamprey Fish in Latvia
If this fish doesn’t scare you, nothing can. The Lamprey fish is a carnivorous parasite that slurps the life out of its prey with rings of sharp teeth. Most people would run away scared of this terrifying sea creature, but there’s always an exception.
The Lamprey is considered a local delicacy and costs four times more than beef in Latvia. Lamprey is often called ‘Lamprey eels’ because of their resemblance. But there’s a significant difference between them: lamprey skeletons are made of cartilage while eels are elongated bony fish.