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Crustacea - Classe Branchiopoda, Subclasse Pyllopoda (Ordem: Anostraca). Macho de Artemia salina em vista ventral.

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Scuba diving with an ocean sunfish

10 Real Sea Creatures Lifted Directly from Your Nightmares

Shared via 'Reg Saddler & Khalid Al-Kalla Thanks! Damn that's a big fish! Amazing marine photographer Richard Herrmann shot this picture in open sea off San Diego. The ocean sunfish Mola Mola is one of the largest fish in the world.

Frightening FangtoothCredit: Joel E. Van NoordNamed for its long, vampire-like teeth the fangtooth fish inhabits the extreme deep waters of the ocean. In proportion to its body size, it has some of the largest teeth of any fish. Although it may look scary, the endangered fangtooth only grows to about 6 inches (16 cm) in length.

In Photos: Spooky Deep-Sea Creatures

Named for its long, vampire-like teeth the fangtooth fish inhabits the extreme deep waters of the ocean. In proportion to its body size, it has some of the largest teeth of any fish. The endangered fangtooth only grows to about 6 inches in length.

This is the goblin shark, a bizarre and rarely spotted creature found in water deeper than 200m throughout the world.  Very little is known about their life history or reproduction, as encounters with them in their native habitat are incredibly rare. Most specimens are dragged up by deep sea fishers.  They are famous for their strangely shaped heads - they have snouts much longer than any other shark, and retractable jaws.

Mitsukurina owstoni (Goblin Shark) found at continental shelf levels to deep sea depths the shelf is where most deep sea commercial fishing is done. Scientific Name: Mitsukurina owstoni Rank: Species Higher classification: Mitsukurina

Gusanos poliquetos – Pequeños monstruos marinos 8

Gusanos poliquetos – Pequeños monstruos marinos

Polychaetes, or bristle worms, are a class of deep-sea-dwelling annelid worms. Thanks to a new macro photo gallery of them on the Telegraph's website, it's safe to say bristle worms are also

These 15 Fearsome Deep Sea Creatures Aren't To Be Messed With.

this worm thingy that bites this fish’s face and pulls it into the depths of hell. IS nightmare material !

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Photograph courtesy Queensland Brain Institute A deep-sea anglerfish feels—rather than sees—the remote camera that took its picture in

Artemia salina (brine shrimp) in a drop of water | Viktor Sykora | Nikon Small World

Artemia salina drifts in a drop of saltwater. The creatures are more familiar than you think: They're packaged and sold as Sea-Monkeys -- though the cartoons on the package bear little resemblance to the brine shrimp.

Baltimore, MD - 2008 August 16th - The National Aquarium

Baltimore, MD - 2008 August - The National Aquarium

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