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AlexTattersall, Feeding Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta)

Feeding Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) by Alex Tattersall. his photo was taken on December 2011 using a Nikon

Hatchetfish, in Marianas Trench (the deepest part of the world’s oceans).

Deep Sea Hatchetfish have extremely thin bodies which resemble the blade of a hatchet, but what I find more fascinating are those facial exp.

Eurypharynx pelecanoides, commonly called the pelican eel, the gulper eel and the umbrella-mouth gulper,  is a deep-sea fish.

Eurypharynx pelecanoides, is a deep-sea fish commonly called the pelican eel, the gulper eel and the umbrella-mouth gulper, .

Sea Pens (cnidarians belonging to the order Pennatulacea): Sea pens are grouped with the octocorals (“soft corals”). They were named after their feather-like appearance reminiscent of antique quill pens. Sea pens may rise up to 6.6 ft in some species and are sometimes brightly colored. Rarely found above depths of 30 ft, sea pens prefer deeper waters where turbulence is less likely to uproot them.

A graceful creature of the seafloor, a sea pen resembles a plump, old-fashioned quill pen. Its colors range from dark orange to yellow to white. Each sea pen is a colony of polyps (small anemonelike.

the deep ocean. Octopus legs look like roots of a tree...Kinda interesting that the function of the tentacles on those legs are similar to those of a root of tree.

the deep ocean. Octopus legs look like roots of a tree.Kinda interesting that the function of the tentacles on those legs are similar to those of a root of tree. TTHATS A SQUID ISNT IT

Reef Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) / The fin spines of this amazingly well-camouflaged fish contain highly toxic venom. / Witu Islands, Papua New Guinea

Reef Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) / The fin spines of this amazingly well-camouflaged fish contain highly toxic venom. / Witu Islands, Papua New Guinea - fish - SEALIFE - sea creatures

New Family of deep-sea crab from hot vents. Its conspicuous fur has given it the informal name, Yeti crab, after the hairy abominable snowman.

*YETI CRAB ~ New Family of deep-sea crab from hot vents. Its conspicuous fur has given it the informal name, Yeti crab, after the hairy abominable snowman.

'Fractal - Sea Creature' - One never knows what sea creature is lurking deep in the ocean.

Fractal - Sea Creature is a piece of digital artwork by Susan Savad. Fractal - Sea Creature' - One never knows what sea creature is lurking deep in the ocean.