Last Sunday, fisherman 12 miles off the coast of Stuart, Flordia found themselves with a mollusk of a tale to tell some folks — they had hooked a specimen of Architeuthis Dux, or the Atlantic Giant Squid.
Did the parasites from Cloverfield wig you out? If so, you probably don't want to read Junji Ito's manga tale The Thing That Drifted Ashore. What's worse than a giant rotting oceanic kaiju? Find out here.
Good news, lovers of trash cinema! The 2009 indie horror flick Psycho Shark (a.k.a. Jaws in Japan, its US name was changed for obvious reasons) is coming to America October 12. It's shark versus bikini idols versus a serial killer!
Richard Donner's classic swearing-children flick The Goonies turns 25 tomorrow. To commemorate its release, here's the deleted scene in which Data defeats a giant octopus with an über-modern cassette player. Enjoy.
A specimen of the 11-foot-long giant oarfish - the world's longest bony fish - was found yesterday in Bovallstrand, Sweden. The fish, also known as the "king of herrings," hasn't been seen in Sweden in the last 130 years.
Clash of the Titans brought the kraken back into popular consciousness, but a ship-eating leviathan doesn't have the same zing in 2010. No, we need a real-life marine horror to keep us off the beach. Here are our candidates.
As the new Clash of the Titans rereleases the Kraken all over multiplexes this weekend, we're going fishing for sci-fi/fantasy's best underwater beasties. Here's our attack of the clash of the greatest sea monsters ever!
In this fantastic computer-animated short, a creature who looks like the spirit of oil embodied attacks an oil rig at sea. Called "Oceansize," it's the best sea monster story I've seen in a long time. [via Undead Backbrain]