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13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

Articles Jun 25, 2019 00:52

As our planet consist more water than land, we can say there are numerous of living creature in under the sea to be explored. These amazing photos prove that marine life is vibrant and beautiful.

While numerous species have yet to be discovered, we thought of listing the few we've found here. And these amazing photos prove that life flows beautifully 5,150ft underwater.

1.  Feather Star

The red feather star looks like an underwater firework, and it can apparently lift off and go for a swim!

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

2. Sea Angel

It's actually a predatory sea snail. His 'crown' is hidden most of the time inside the head. But once the hunt begins, Clione in an instant throws six huge buccal cones to catch the prey.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

3. Christmas Tree Worm

The spiral 'branches' on this creature are actually the worm's breathing and feeding apparatus.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

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4. Glaucus Atlanticus

Also popularly known as 'blue dragon,' it's a type of stinging sea slug! They actually float upside down on the waves while shining all the way.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

5. Mantis shrimp

This multicolored marine animal is the most alien-looking creature alive. It's fast offensive weapon is its hammer arms.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

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6. Scotoplanes

These translucent creatures have 10 tentacles attached to stub-like appendages. They live at depths of over 6,000 meters and some species live even at 9500 meters.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

7. Dumbo Octopus

They are noted for their fins that resemble Dumbo the elephant’s (of Disney fame) ears. There are at least 15 species of Dumbo octopuses present in marine life. 

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

8. Flamingo Tongue Snail

This beautiful looking creature has bright orange patterns that you see on the shell due to the live mantle tissue covering it; and they disappear when the snail dies.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

9. Vampire Squid

One of the most unique behaviours of the vampire squid is that they seem to be flying through the water.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

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10.  Blob Sculpin

This sad-looking fish lives in very deep water in both the North Pacific and the Bering Sea.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

11. Anglerfish

This fish lives deep into the sea so you do not have to worry about encountering it. They’re also pretty lazy hunters; anglerfish don’t chase prey. 

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

12. Red Handfish

It is thought to be one of the rarest fish in the world; in fact, until this year, there were thought to be between 20 and 40 of them living in the entire world.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

13. Frilled Shark

They can grow up to 2 metres long and have an eel like appearance. The super sharp backward facing rows of teeth are well-designed for feeding on cephalopods as well as bony fish.

13 Living Creatures Tell Us That 5,150ft Underwater Life Is Gorgeous

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