Dumbo Octopus. Rarest octopus, living at extreme depths. Largest one ever recorded was 6 feet long.

Dumbo Octopus

Dumbo Octopuses are named because of their ear-like fins coming out of their heads. They live in the extreme depths of the water, some living 7000 meters below sea level. Unlike other octopuses, they swallow their food whole! SO CUTE!

Rare Deep Water Shark | Rare deep-sea fish pictured Many deep sea fish display a show of spectacular colors, known as bioluminescence. Light is created when the ( protien or bacteria can't remember which pretty sure protien) Lucifern is broken Down.

Rare deep-sea fish pictured Many deep sea fish display a show of spectacular colors, known as bioluminescence. Light is created when the ( protien or bacteria can't remember which pretty sure protien) Lucifern is broken Down.

Marrus orthocanna, a deep-sea siphonophore related to the jellyfish - deep sea creatures

A Marrus orthocanna, a deep-sea siphonophore related to the jellyfish. From “The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss” by Claire Nouvian/Kevin Raskoff The New York Times > Science > Slide Show > Seadevils and Species Unknown

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The Journey

UNDER THE ,SEA, CREATURE Jellyfish are found in every ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. A few jellyfish inhabit freshwater.

"The bioluminescence of deep sea organisms is a magical thing to behold. Czech designer Kateřina Smolíková captures this wonder of nature beautifully in her breathtaking glass chandelier design, lit by energy-efficient LEDs."

Mesmerizing Chandelier Mimicks Deep Sea Bioluminescence (Photos)

Chandelier designed by Kateřina Smolíková is inspired by deep sea luminescent organisms. It is intended to be for darker places as an orientational light.

Real Deep Sea Creatures | Then we have the Axolotl... which is rather like alien life... but you ...

Last week, the IUCN 2009 Seamount expedition ended, with scientists sampling two final seamounts in the Indian Ocean. Caught at was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad. Sarah Gotheil From BBC news

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Luminous creatures: Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus

Luminous creatures: Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus - Telegraph! I just learned this in my oceanography course!

Underwater Species finalist Little squid by Fabien Michenet (France)

2014 Wildlife photographer of the Year

"Little Squid" Category: Finalist -- Underwater Species Photographer: Fabien Michenet Location: Tahiti Winners of the Natural History Museum's 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards

Pictures of Beautiful and Monstrous Sea Creatures « Our Descent Into Madness- ping pong tree sponge

Pictures of Beautiful and Monstrous Sea Creatures

The aptly named Ping-pong tree sponge (Chondrocladia lampadiglobus) is a carnivorous sponge. Those ping-pong ball looking things are covered in tiny spicules which the sponge uses to catch tiny crustaceans.

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Larval Leaf Scorpionfish (photograph by Chris Newbert, Minden Pictures). Lacking any other defense, many larval fish have adapted transparency as a method of camouflage—such as this tiny, see-through larval leaf scorpionfish in Hawaii.

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