By Yohana Desta
Mermaids may not exist, but the ocean is still full of mysteries
Those large, beautiful bodies of water are home to an infinite number of strange creatures and bewildering phenomena. The average ocean depth is 14,000 feet deep — that leaves a lot of room for the mysterious, the mythical and everything in between.
“The ocean is 95% unexplored, unknown, unseen by human eyes,” Fred Gorell, the head of public affairs at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ocean Exploration and Research division, tells Mashable in an interview. “Every time we go off on an expedition, we see something new, or something believed to be new.” …