Which mammal holds the record for deep diving?

Which whale swims deepest?

Whales are accomplished divers. The deepest whale dive recorded so far was made by a Cuvier’s beaked whale. A 2014 study used satellite-linked tags to follow the dives of eight beaked whales off the southern California coast. The deepest recorded dive was 2,992 metres, breaking the record for diving mammals.

What is the rarest deep sea creature?

Rare Species in Deep Sea Exploration

  • Megamouth Shark. Discovered in 1976, the megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) is one of the rarest fish in the world. …
  • Vampire Squid. Vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) are cephalopods that inhabit oceanic depths between 2,000 and 4,000 feet. …
  • Frilled Shark. …
  • Fangtooth Fish.

What is the largest deep sea creature?

While exploring the Ningaloo Canyons off the coast of Western Australia with the SuBastian underwater robot, a team of researchers spotted what they believe is the longest organism ever recorded: a giant siphonophore of the genus Apolemia, Newsweek reports.

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