Dumbo Octopus at Sea David Shale A Dumbo Octopus is a strange aquatic animal. It lives nearly in every ocean in the world at extreme depths of from 300 - 400 meters to up to 7000 meters. It is also considered the deepest diving octopus ever.
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.
A deep-sea octopod wraps itself around a submersible’s robotic arm in the Gulf of Mexico. A deep-sea octopod wraps itself around a submersible’s robotic arm in the Gulf of Mexico. CREDIT: 2007 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, All Rights Reserved
Deep Sea Glass Squid: These cool looking animals can be found in the middle depths of the ocean where the sun-lit water combined with their transparency makes a pretty good camouflage. Most of the Glass Squid species have a swollen body with incredibly sh
Promachoteuthis sulcus This strange creature was caught by German Research Vessel Walther Herwig in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. It’s a species of promachoteuthid squid and only one specimen has been found to date. It also has crazy human looking teeth.
ღღ Spirula is the only genus of squid with an internal shell, a relic of their ammonoid ancestors. When Spirula die their fragile shells float to the surface and are collected on the beaches as "rams horn shells" - this one is encrusted with barnacles.
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!