Jakob Pettersson

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Deep Sea Glass Squid, a semi-transparent sea creature with big luminescent eyes and tentacles. Divers who encounter this animal underwater might think they were about to be abducted by ET. One gander at this blue, semi-transparent organism with its bioluminescent eyes and tentacles and its hard to imagine anything more alien-like. It may look terrifying, but it's actually quite delicate, with a very thin skin and is the prey of many deep sea fish, whales and oceanic seabirds.

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

The siphonophore Physophora hydrostatica. Not an individual, but a colony comprised of many different highly specialized animals. They are not true jellyfish, but Hydrozoans, and belong to the same order as the feared and venomous Portugese Man o' War.

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

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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 frill shark 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.

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.