Oriental Flying Gurnard ( Dactyloptena orientalis )        Image Source    This deep-sea creature called the oriental flying gurnard is a flying gurnard found in the Indo-Pacific Oceans at depths    down to 100 m. Their length is up to 40 cm. The oriental flying gurnard has huge, round pectoral fins. The fins are usually    held against the body, but when threatened they can expand the ‘wings’ to scare off a predator.    Flying Gurnard ( Dactylopterus volitans )

Oriental Flying Gurnard ( Dactyloptena orientalis ) Image Source This deep-sea creature called the oriental flying gurnard is a flying gurnard found in the Indo-Pacific Oceans at depths down to 100 m. Their length is up to 40 cm. The oriental flying gurnard has huge, round pectoral fins. The fins are usually held against the body, but when threatened they can expand the ‘wings’ to scare off a predator. Flying Gurnard ( Dactylopterus volitans )

Stingray. This is by far the strangest creature I've ever seen. I love it. Strangely beautiful --BH

Stingray. This is by far the strangest creature I've ever seen. I love it. Strangely beautiful --BH

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Weird Deep Sea Creatures

Strange Creatures You Never Knew Existed: The Handfish

Beach Resort Town Left to Rot (PHOTOS)

Cirrate octopod - or Dumbo Octopus. How many kinds of Dumbo octopod are there? They seem to range in length of tentacles.

Cirrate octopod - or Dumbo Octopus. How many kinds of Dumbo octopod are there? They seem to range in length of tentacles.

The deep sea is a weird and wild place dude. Deep Sea Creatures

The deep sea is a weird and wild place dude. Deep Sea Creatures

Luminous creatures:  Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus

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Strange Deep Water Creatures | ... Caught at 500m was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad

Strange Deep Water Creatures | ... Caught at 500m was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad

We've only discovered a tiny fraction of the deep sea creatures.<<<And I'm incredibly concerned...

Deep-Sea Fisherman's Discoveries in Russia Will Fuel Your Nightmares (By Roman Fedortsov)

We've only discovered a tiny fraction of the deep sea creatures.<<<And I'm incredibly concerned...

Acantharians Amoeba  The acantharians are one of the four types of large amoebae that occur in marine open waters. "Large" in this case is relative, as this microscopic creature is have skeletons made of a single crystal of strontium sulfate that quickly dissolves in the ocean water after the cell dies

Acantharians Amoeba The acantharians are one of the four types of large amoebae that occur in marine open waters. "Large" in this case is relative, as this microscopic creature is have skeletons made of a single crystal of strontium sulfate that quickly dissolves in the ocean water after the cell dies

A strange deep sea creature captured by fisherman Roman Fedorstov (Twitter)

A strange deep sea creature captured by fisherman Roman Fedorstov (Twitter)

Seahorse evolved leaf camoflage, or rather, this seahorse sp. produced random genetic mutations of weird leafy appendages which happened to provide camoflage from non-vegetarian predators... amazing how it works! ~anon.

Beware There Be Sea Dragons

Seahorse evolved leaf camoflage, or rather, this seahorse sp. produced random genetic mutations of weird leafy appendages which happened to provide camoflage from non-vegetarian predators... amazing how it works! ~anon.

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