Mirjana Sandor
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西班牙 舞者水母

Yes, this is an animal. The Spanish dancer (Hexabranchus sanguineus - meaning "blood-colored six-gills") is a dorid nudibranch (sea slug). I think it's great color and design inspiration for a crocheted afghan.

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Sea anemones are a group of water-dwelling, predatory animals of the order Actiniaria; they are named after the anemone, a terrestrial flower. Sea anemones are classified in the phylum Cnidaria, class Anthozoa, subclass Zoantharia. Anthozoa often have lar

Baby slipper lobster

Baby Slipper Lobster by Peter Parks: This baby slipper lobster is completely transparent, though as the creature grows, a thick shell will cover it. The lobster’s bizarre eyes may confuse predators while it floats among plankton, or tiny animals.

Coconut Octopus

Amphioctopus marginatus, also known as the Coconut Octopus and veined octopus, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus. It is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean.

Acanthodoris pilosa - photo by Jim Anderson, via nudibranch.org;  "A. pilosa is easily distinguished from other British nudibranchs by its overall 'fluffy' appearance, caused by the presence of long, soft papillae all over the back of the animal."  It is common all around the British Isles and from NE America to the Mediterranean.

Acanthodoris pilosa is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Onchidorididae.

Squid

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,.