Thursday, January 15, 2009

Strange and Beautiful Underwater Life

Here are some of the most unique creatures found in the oceans, rivers, and lakes of the world
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1. Harlequin Shrimp
Harlequin Shrimp
2. Dumbo Octopus
Dumbo Octopus
3. Christmas Tree Worm
Christmas Tree Worm
4. Chambered Nautilus
Chambered Nautilus
5. Whale Shark
Whale Shark
6. Goosefish
7. Nudibranch (Chromodoris kuniei)
8. Port Jackson Shark
Port Jackson Shark
9. Coelocanth
Coelocanth says
10. Giant Clam
Giant Clam
11. Giant Cuttlefish
Giant Cuttlefish
12. Hairy Red Hermit Crab
Hairy Red Hermit Crab
13. Blobfish
14. Striped Pyjamas Squid
Striped Pyjamas Squid
15. Vampire Squid From Hell
Vampire Squid
16. Banded Sea Krait
Banded Sea Krait
17. Basking Shark
Basking Shark
18. Giant Isopod
Giant Isopod
19. Antarctic Octopus
Antarctic Octopus
20. Dog-Faced Puffer
Dog-Faced Puffer
21. Mantis Shrimp
Mantis Shrimp
22. Broad Barred Toad Fish
Broad Barred Toadfish
23. Papuan Scorpionfish
Papuan Scorpionfish

24. Monkfish

25. Bohadschia argus
bohadschia argus
26. Penguin Wing Oyster
Penguin Wing Oyster
27. Bennet's hypselodoris
Bennet shypselodoris
28. Soft Shell Turtle
Soft Shell Turtle
29. Spotted Sweetlips
30. Promachoteuthis sulcus Squid
Om nom nom
31. Green Moray
Green Moray
32. Star Puffer
Star Puffer
33. Bicolor Parrotfish
Bicolor Parrotfish
34. Fiddler Ray
Fiddler Ray
35. Orange Sun Coral
Orange Sun Coral
36. Ornate Wobbegong
Ornate Wobbegong
37. Passion Flower Feather Star
Passion flower feather star
38. Serpent Pteraeolidia
Serpent petra-whatsis
39. Mosaic Leatherjacket
Mosaic Leatherjacket
40. Weedy Sea Dragon
Weedy Seadragon
41. Striped Anglerfish
Striped Anglerfish
42. Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp
Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp cleaning a Moray
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