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 )
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
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.