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Caribbean glowing squid

Bioluminescent-Squid, Caribbean glowing squid (can be seen during guided night dives)

This Starfish will become a watercolor and hung on my wall. Spectacular!

The red-knobbed starfish, also known as the red spine star, African sea star, and the African red knob sea star, is a species of starfish from the Indo-Pacific.

One in 2-5 million lobsters are blue. A genetic defect causes a blue lobster to produce an excessive amount of protein. The protein and a red carotenoid molecule known as astaxanthin, combine to form a blue complex known as crustacyanin, giving the lobster its blue color.

The blue lobster is 1 in 2 million. Recently one was caught off the coast of Maine. The fellow's daughter named it Skylar :) and is donating the rare crustacean to the Maine Aquarium that already has 3 other blue lobsters. Pintwist on blue

Glass squid

GLASS SQUID (Teuthowenia pellucida) ©Peter Batso Found on the southern hemisphere’s oceans, the Glass Squid has light organs on its eyes and possesses the ability to roll into a ball, like an aquatic hedgehog. It is prey of many deep-sea fish (eg.

Silent Evolution....This underwater sculpture by Jason de Caires Taylor is so beautiful and the way it changes over time is stunning.

In Molinere Bay on the West coast of Grenada lies the world's first ever underwater sculpture park, which is home to 65 breathtaking sculptures created by underwater photographer, sculptor and conservationist Jason de Caires Taylor.

Rays - Focus On the Positive: The Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation

Years after mating, stingrays finally give birth

This incredible picture of a squid, taken by Joshua Lambus, in Hawaii reveals the glowing creature that is just a few centimeters in size. It was found in water more than 7,000ft deep, off the coast of Kailua-Kona.

These underwater portraits of creatures who inhabit the sea are filled with such character and life. Hawaii-based photographer Joshua Lambus documents the amazing detail of many aquatic species,.

Magnapinna squid

Glass model of Jelly fish Physalia physalis. by Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka