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Shark egg. Most sharks and skates lay strangely shaped eggs sometimes called a ‘mermaid’s purse.’ These consist of an egg case in a thin capsule made of collagen. They often are square or rectangular with stringy or pointy corner horns, but can come in a variety of odd shapes.

The Lions Mane Jellyfish -- largest jelly fish in the world. Also known as the Hair Jellyfish

A Sucker fish in my daughters tank

Sea angel with open mouth by Alexander Semenov, White Sea Biological Station, Russia #Sea_Angel #Marine_Biology #Alexander_Semenov #Photography #behance

Meet a serious contender for the title of worlds ugliest fish - the blobfish. The blobfish grows to about 12 inches long, and is found in the waters of south eastern Australia up to depths of 800 metres. They are inedible, but are often dragged up alongside other more palatable ocean dwelling creatures, such as crabs and lobsters. Because of this, their numbers are declining fast.

Pictured above are a species of furry crab, the aptly named sea pig, the dumbo octopus, a type of sea slug, and a colorful sea urchin. Be glad these animals are confined to the ocean, as they would not be welcome into most homes.

Is nature cool, or what? The Moreton Bay Fig tree is more than 160 years old. It is in Santa Barbara, California.

One of the most poisonous creatures is also one of the most pretty... Blue-ringed octopus, Anilao, Philippines

Jellyfish / Berenice, Red Sea, Egypt

Guildfordia Yoka Japanese Star Shell

beautiful sea creatures