Identified Marine Life on or around the deck?


PRR5406

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Which animal life forms have been identified on or around the wreckage? Life will adapt to locations and sources of both shelter and food. Rat tail fish are regularly found around deep water wreck, preying on worms, sponges, and small crustaceans. These would not have been attracted by the presence of human remains, other than in the first months, rather by the presence of other organic materials which flourished into communities of living things.

Does anyone have evidence or catalogs of life forms on the "Titanic" today?
 

Cam Houseman

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Which animal life forms have been identified on or around the wreckage? Life will adapt to locations and sources of both shelter and food. Rat tail fish are regularly found around deep water wreck, preying on worms, sponges, and small crustaceans. These would not have been attracted by the presence of human remains, other than in the first months, rather by the presence of other organic materials which flourished into communities of living things.

Does anyone have evidence or catalogs of life forms on the "Titanic" today?
Indeed so! There are many biological forms on, in, and around the Titanic's wreck. A rat-tail fish is sometimes seen deep in the ship. They are thought to be blind.

There are plant type organisms growing on parts of the ship too, a famous picture shows a mushroom looking growth on the remains of the Docking Bridge.
Docking bridge maybe debris on the fantail 2019.jpg