Octopuses have 2 eyes and 4 pairs of arms and are bilaterally symmetric. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. Octopus lack an internal or external skeleton allowing them to squeeze through tight places. Octopuses are
The flying gurnards are a family, Dactylopteridae, of marine fish notable for their greatly enlarged pectoral fins. As they cannot literally fly, an alternative name preferred by some authors is helmet gurnards. by Alcides Dutra
British waters wide angle category runner-upShocked Shark by Will Clark (UK)Location: Penzance, Cornwall, UK‘This juvenile blue shark was the first to arrive at our boat after an hour of chumming. We were alerted to its presence by the bobbing of a small
Sea life - Mantis Shrimp - A predatory marine crustacean with a pair of large spined front legs that resemble those of a mantis and are used for literally beating prey into submission. Ounce per ounce, nothing in the animal kingdom hits harder.
Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) are the largest bony fish in existence, measuring up to across and weighing lbs. Their favorite food is jellyfish. They have no tail. At night they often come to the ocean's surface for hours at a time, barely moving.