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New fish species found in the Marianas Trench at 8,200 feet. Believed to be a type of snailfish.

frumpytaco: Pseudoliparis amblystomopsis, the hadal snailfish. Fun fact: the species name refers to its resemblance to salamanders of the genus Amblystoma. Another fun fact: This is the deepest-living fish ever recorded, at m.

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The Spotted Handfish is a rare and endangered fish that can only be found in south-eastern Australia. This strange animal actually prefers to use its “hands” to “walk” instead of just swimming

Beautiful Life in the Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench

A history and insight into the deepest point of the Ocean, the deepest point on Earth. What is down there and who, if anyone has ever been able to explore these great depths?

Eurypharynx pelecanoides, commonly called the pelican eel, the gulper eel and the umbrella-mouth gulper,  is a deep-sea fish.

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Eurypharynx pelecanoides, commonly called the pelican eel, the gulper eel and the umbrella-mouth gulper, is a deep-sea fish. Or as I like to call a NOPE fish.

Cool!

A deep sea Angler fish. the two "appendages" on the bottom is males, once attached they stay there for the rest of their liftime

Ribbon Eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita), or Bernis eel, is a species of saltwater eel, native to the Indian and Pacific oceans.  The ribbon eel is an elegant creature with a long, thin body and high dorsal fins. The ribbon eel can easily be recognised by its expanded anterior nostrils.

One of these are going in my tank!-J Ribbon Eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita), or Bernis eel, is a species of saltwater eel, native to the Indian and Pacific oceans. The ribbon eel is an elegant creature with a long, thin body and high dorsal fins.

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Is she trying to tell me something?

Bizarre Sea Creatures: Sarcastic Fringhead

Some Amazing Facts Sarcastic fringehead ! The sarcastic fringehead (Neoclinus blanchardi) is a ferocious fish which has a large mouth and aggressive territorial behaviour. When two fringeheads.

Slender Suckerfish (Echeneis naucrates). The Bistro, Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

Suction disc of a Slender Suckerfish (Echeneis naucrates). The Bistro, Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

So pretty

Amazing Jellyfish has the unique colors of the flowers and the ocean water. This beautiful creature is floating in the ocean near their home. What a beautiful tattoo idea.

Little ghost white batty. so adorable!

Ghost Bat populations are disappearing. Half the bats in the US are listed as rare, threatened or endangered.

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

Scuba picture by Wilson

Picture Taken during a scuba dive in Marine Sanctuary, Balicasag, Philippines by Wilson - species spotted :

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