Monster Of The Sea Essay

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Monsters of the Sea
When thinking of sea monsters the mind probably thinks of these mystical beast that ruled the sea when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth, but there are sea monsters even now and they are not mythical beasts. Mythical beast may exist but there is no real evidence to prove their existence. Humans know less about their own planet’s deep seas, and beast that roam them than they know about surrounding aliens planets. One creature that lives in the deep seas is the Giant Squid, which is a cephalopod. The squid looks like any other squid with two eyes, a beak, eight arms, two feeding tentacles, and a funnel, but the one difference is its immense size. According to Clyde ...view middle of the document...

Crocodiles are not found in the deep sea as mentioned the Leviathan is a great sea monster, and their natural habitat is inland in swamps, lakes and rivers not the deep sea. Driver (1997) also mentions that the Leviathan is such a fearsome creature that no man dares tackle it, and many crocodiles have been caught and trapped. This goes to prove there were sea monsters back then just as there is now and that they are not just a myth. In the end, creatures that have been mentioned are of the deep sea so now get ready to learn about their natural habitat. There are so many aspects of the deep that it would take a very long essay to talk about everything. So start at the beginning according to Andrew Fothergill (2002) in his book blue planet book of life says that all the facts and information about the the deep only add up to one percent of all the information(p.314). The deep-sea starts at around 492ft below the surface this is called the twilight zone where there is not enough sunlight to produce photosynthesis. The temperature changes dramatically the deeper the water, at the top water, temperature could be around 68 degrees ferenhite while in the deep it could be 30 degrees. Starting at a measure of...

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