Deep Sea Glass Squid: These cool looking animals can be found in the middle depths of the ocean where the sun-lit water combined with their transparency makes a pretty good camouflage. Most of the Glass Squid species have a swollen body with incredibly sh
Related to the jellyfish and corals, Siphonophore is a continuous chain of specialized polyps - individual animals that grow from one another in an organized colony. Some in the colony are devoted to feeding, armed with stinging cells to snag fish or in
freespiritmuse: “ Mesmerizing Chandelier Mimicks Deep Sea Bioluminescence The bioluminescence of deep sea organisms is a magical thing to behold. Czech designer Kateřina Smolíková captures this wonder.
Larval Leaf Scorpionfish (photograph by Chris Newbert, Minden Pictures). Lacking any other defense, many larval fish have adapted transparency as a method of camouflage—such as this tiny, see-through larval leaf scorpionfish in Hawaii.
The has a large mouth with 25 rows of 300 sharp teeth, six pairs of fringed gill slits, and a long, eel-like body that can grow up to 6 feet long. It's referred to as a "living fossil" because it's a member of one of the oldest living shark species.