Sea Anemone Photograph by Oriana Poindexter. A close relative of coral and jellyfish, anemones are stinging polyps that spend most of their time waiting for fish to pass close enough to get ensnared in their venom-filled tentacles.
lickystickypickywe: “The pistol shrimp competes with much larger animals like the Sperm Whale and Beluga Whale for the title of ‘loudest animal in the sea’. It is distinctive for its disproportionately large claw, (larger than half the shrimp’s body).
Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas ) being cleaned by herbivorous cleaner fish species Yellow tangs (Zebrasoma flavescens) and Gold-ring surgeonfish (Ctenochaetus strigosus) that graze algae off of turtle`s shell, at cleaning station, Kona, Hawaii