Yoji Ookata, a deep-sea photographer and diver who has been documenting the ocean for more than 50 years, saw something he had never observed before: A circular pattern of rippling sand about 80 feet below sea level and 6 feet in diameter on the ocean floor. Ookata dubbed his new find the "mystery circle" and was shocked to discover that a single puffer fish, no more than a few inches long, had created the circles using just one fin.More...
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October 7, 2012
Mysterious Deep Sea Circles
I'm a Master Naturalist and an outdoor enthusiast -- mostly kayaking, and I live on a Peninsula in the Chesapeake Bay. I'm the author of The Nature Fan, Nature Fan Activists, Green Earth Almanac, and Amanda's Geographic. Formerly, I ran the nationally syndicated column "National Green Activism" for The Examiner, and I was a key factor in the success of many campaigns. Make sure you don't miss a post, and subscribe by email! Thanks for reading.