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Glowing Octopus...a 20-in glowing sucker octopus with fins that resemble elephant ears.

Glowing Sucker Octopus:(Stauroteuthis syrtenis) its suckers flash on & off as it drifts through deep waters

ROFL, this is funny Weird animals errmigawd

22 strange animals--the naked mole rat on Kim possible=much cuter. I laughed so hard at the blob fish. It's just amazing how vast creation can be--all creatures great and small, weird and wonderful, the Good Lord made them all.

Awww... A newly Discovered species of deep sea octopus. Megaleledone setebos lives in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. This one is a juvenile. It is thought to be the common ancestor of the deep-sea octopuses that ride the 'Antarctic thermohaline expressway' - a mass of fast-moving water that moves away from Antarctica.

Megaleledone setebos, a shallow-water Antarctic octopus, is the closest living relative to the ancestor of deep-sea octopuses. A large proportion of deep sea octopus species worldwide evolved…

Vampire Squid. By: fouramegous (doesn't he look like he's made of leather?)

Vampyroteuthis infernalis or vampire squid, is a cephalopod that lives in the oxygen minimum zone of Monterey Bay, California, at depths of meters.

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These underwater portraits of creatures who inhabit the sea are filled with such character and life. Hawaii-based photographer Joshua Lambus documents the amazing detail of many aquatic species,.

Enypniastes eximia, a sea cucumber known as the deep sea Spanish dancer, “uses a unusual defense mechanism: when attacked, its grainy skin lights up and detaches, sticking to the aggressor. Finding its face plastered with a sticky, bioluminescent mask that it cannot shake off, the would-be predator becomes the vulnerable prey.”     Image and text from The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss by Claire Nouvian.

Enypniastes eximia, a sea cucumber known as the deep sea Spanish dancer, “uses a unusual defense mechanism: when attacked, its grainy skin lights up and detaches, sticking to the aggressor. Finding it

. Colour inspiration for www.latchfarmstudios.co.uk for fused glass pendants #glass #pendant #beautiful. Kirk McGuire

Bronze octopus sculpture by Kirk McGuire. The artist has a photographic memory and has sculpted many times from memory alone.

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Pictures of Beautiful and Monstrous Sea Creatures « Our Descent Into Madness From “The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss” by Claire Nouvian/Steven Haddock An as yet unidentified species.

Niume | Circle: Captured Underwater

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!

octopus facts - for fortune cookies

Blue Ring Octopus - so beautiful yet has venom to kill 26 men and is only the size of a golfball.

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Deep-sea fish:Strange creatures of the sea… >>> imagine your just diving down there, and you turn around and then BAM! Hatchet fish in your face!

The vampire squid is neither a squid nor an octopus; it has its own order: Vampyromorphida.

The Vampire Squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis, lit. "vampire squid of Hell") A most awesome cephalopod.

Sea Butterfly Snail photographed by Ingo Arndt. Tiny marine snails known as sea butterflies take many forms, including heart-shaped, such as this species in Antarctica's Weddell Sea. via National Geographic

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cephalopod..looks like something from the movie "The Abyss"

Translucent ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Pelagic Octopus ~ Photograph by Chris Newbert, Minden Pictures / A pelagic, or open-ocean, octopus gives off a neon glow in Hawaii. Most species of octopus have no internal skeleton, unlike other cephalopods.

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