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Urban Story (What the Tsunami Dredged Up)



Well, the fish are real for sure, but they have nothing to do with the
tsunami.

See the site specialized in debunking Urban Stories:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/tsunami/creature.asp

Quote

> Origins:   It seems like any unusual or remarkable photographs
> connected with oceanic phenomena are being attributed to the Indian
> Ocean tsunami of December 2004, and this collection of pictures is
> more of the same.
>
> Although they are genuine images of some rather strange deep-sea
> creatures, these photographs have nothing to do with the Indian Ocean
> tsunami. They date from mid-2003 and were taken as part of the NORFANZ
> voyage, a joint Australian-New Zealand research expedition conducted
> in May-June 2003 to explore deep sea habitats and biodiversity in the
> Tasman Sea. These photographs can be viewed on Australia's National
> Oceans Office web site.


Bye,

Harri


On 15.1.2005 15:22 mjmurphy kirjoitti:<br>

>Found this link from Slashdot.  Its in Russian, but has cool pictures of
>some of the weird deep sea beasts the Tsunami brought to the surface.
>
>
>http://forum.openwater.ru/index.php?showtopic=611
>
>Cheers,
>
>M.J.Murphy
>  
>