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Hairy Lobster: Discovered in the South Pacific in 2005, the kiwi hirsute -- a hairy lobster -- is a rarity among sea creatures. Also know as the "yeti crab," the creature has long, silky fibers covering its claws, and has only a membrane where its eyes would go. Since it lives near ocean vents that spill out toxic gas, some scientists believe the hairs may filter out poison so that the crab can survive in its chosen home. Photo via

Pyrosomes, genus Pyrosoma, are free-floating colonial tunicates that live usually in the upper layers of the open ocean in warm seas