A fisherman from New Zealand was left baffled when he caught this see-through shrimp-like creature swimming near the surface of the ocean. Deborah Cracknell, research lead from the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth,believes the creature is a Salpa maggiore(Salpa maxima). The salp is barrel-shaped and moves by contracting, pumping water through its gelatinous body.  It strains the water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on phytoplankton from the upper sunlit layer of the…

A fisherman from New Zealand was left baffled when he caught this see-through shrimp-like creature swimming near the surface of the ocean. Deborah Cracknell, research lead from the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth,believes the creature is a Salpa maggiore(Salpa maxima). The salp is barrel-shaped and moves by contracting, pumping water through its gelatinous body. It strains the water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on phytoplankton from the upper sunlit layer of the…

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Scary Seas: 21 Terrifying Deep Ocean Creatures | WebUrbanist

Scary Seas: 21 Terrifying Deep Ocean Creatures | WebUrbanist

Creatures from The Mariana Trench. The Abyss. Amazing creatures! Some fascinating some from your nightmares. The ocean is truly amazing!

Creatures from The Mariana Trench

Creatures from The Mariana Trench. The Abyss. Amazing creatures! Some fascinating some from your nightmares. The ocean is truly amazing!

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