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Unusual and bizarre creatures of the sea [Copy link] 中文

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Barreleye



With its transparent head that the large eyes look upward through, this fish is one of the strangest ever discovered. Those are not the eyes in the front!


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Comb Jellies





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The rainbow of colors is not due to bioluminescence, but rather light scattered from the moving cilia used by the comb jellies to move through the water.

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Salp



Salps play an important role in carbon cycling because they condense their waste products into carbon-containing pellets which sink to the ocean bottom. This effectively removes carbon from the surface waters.


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Goblin Shark



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With its nail-like teeth in a jaw that can be projected forward, I’m glad these are deep-sea sharks that rarely come into contact with humans.


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Sea Spiders



If you thought the ocean was free of spiders, think again! Although they look like spiders on land we are used to, they are not related.

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