hadal hadal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters)

News

  1. How deep can a fish go? Scientists might have the answer

    Scientists discover new species of fish that can survive near-record depths. Translucent hadal snailfish were caught at a depth of 4.3 miles off the coast of New Zealand.  Read more
    on March 6, 2014     Source: Columbia Missourian

  2. Why the world's deepest diver is also pretty stinky

    Scientists are plumbing the depths of deep-sea diving, and have found a translucent hadal snailfish at 4.3 miles deep. How deep can fish go, and why are deep-sea divers so smelly?
    on March 5, 2014     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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