Known as Polychaetes (bristle worms), they survive intense sea pressures where sunlight never penetrates.

Known as Polychaetes (bristle worms), they survive intense sea pressures where sunlight never penetrates.

Clione limacina, common name Naked Sea #Butterfly, Sea Angel,  is a sea angel found from the surface to greater than 500 m in depth, It lives in the Arctic Ocean and cold regions of the North #Pacific and North Atlantic #Oceans. Wikipedia

Clione limacina, common name Naked Sea #Butterfly, Sea Angel, is a sea angel found from the surface to greater than 500 m in depth, It lives in the Arctic Ocean and cold regions of the North #Pacific and North Atlantic #Oceans. Wikipedia

Enypniastes - Species in this genus have developed webbed swimming structures at the front and back of their bodies which enable them to swim up off the surface of the sea floor and to journey as much as 1000m up into the water column. When Oceaneering ROV pilots saw and photographed the creature at 2500m depth they named it “The Headless Chicken Fish.”

Enypniastes - Species in this genus have developed webbed swimming structures at the front and back of their bodies which enable them to swim up off the surface of the sea floor and to journey as much as 1000m up into the water column. When Oceaneering ROV pilots saw and photographed the creature at 2500m depth they named it “The Headless Chicken Fish.”

A new favorite creature in space + everyplace- Tardigrade! 'This little critter is known as a water bear or a #Tardigrade. In 2008 they were the first #animal demonstrated to be able to survive the vacuum of space. They are virtually indestructible  survive being blasted w radiation, intense pressures  years of desiccation. Specimens were launched into #space by Swedish scientists  they returned unharmed after 8 days. #microscopic #microbiota #survivor #creature #curiosity #strange #weird

A new favorite creature in space + everyplace- Tardigrade! 'This little critter is known as a water bear or a #Tardigrade. In 2008 they were the first #animal demonstrated to be able to survive the vacuum of space. They are virtually indestructible survive being blasted w radiation, intense pressures years of desiccation. Specimens were launched into #space by Swedish scientists they returned unharmed after 8 days. #microscopic #microbiota #survivor #creature #curiosity #strange #weird

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