Why some creatures in the deep sea grow to enormous sizes

Deep sea gigantism (or abyssal gigantism) is the tendency for deep-sea animals, mostly invertebrates, to grow to much larger sizes than their shallow water relatives. But what causes animals to grow so much, and what giant animals can we find in the deep sea? Let’s have a look. When Jacques Piccard and Navy Lieutenant Don Walsh … Continue reading Why some creatures in the deep sea grow to enormous sizes