The denizens of the deep
Underwater world filled with unusual creatures. Your attention predstavlyaem top 13 mysterious of marine animals.
Leafy sea dragon is one of the types of seahorses, whose fins look like foliage. So he disguised as seaweed.
The frilled shark is one of those species of sharks that are closest to fossil specimens of the Jurassic period. It was assumed that this species is long extinct, until in the 19th century dislodged the remains of one such representative of this species on the coast of Japan. Recently, in shallow water and was caught a live specimen.
Sunfish is the largest of modern bony fish. The adult reaches an average of 3 m in length and 150 kg in mass. In the Guinness book of world records the recorded data on the fish caught in 1908 near Sydney, the length of her torso was 4,26 m, weight 2235 kg.
Fish – hatchets – glubokovodnye fish found in temperate and tropical waters of the world ocean. Its name comes from the characteristic appearance of the body resembling the shape of axe – narrow tail and wide “body-head”.
Most often this species can be found at depths of 200-600 m. However, it is known that they exist at depths of 2 km. Like other deep-sea fishes at the fotoforum toporikova is emitting light. But unlike other fish they ispolzuetsa the ability of bioluminescence not to attract victims, but rather for camouflage.
Deep sea tunicates are one of the weirdest prehistoric animals. Find them when the ice collapses in Antarctica.These meter-long worms are considered the first forms of life, settled in the bottom of the Antarctic ocean.
Fish-drop – this fish lives deep in the ocean. The density of her body just below the density of water, which allows it to move just above the bottom with almost no expenditure of energy.
Squid-pig – no, he grunts. This squid swims upside-down. and the impression that his tentacles grow from his head.
Fish p-Ghost – this fish can rotate their eyes in all directions, as well as the fish’s head is transparent, it can try to see your brain, if any.
Psychedelic fish – characteristic – loose and thick skin. As for scales, it is simply missing. The most usual habitat of a fish are considered psychedelic coral reefs is a great place for hunting, but at the same time, safe for the skin of psychedelic fish. That is why the skin of the fish is sometimes covered with mucus that protects it from possible damage by sharp corals.