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Marine Deepjelly. Deep-sea jellyfish. When attacked by a predator, it uses bioluminescence to "scream" for help. This amazing light show is known as a burglar alarm display. East of Japan's Izu-Oshina Island, 2,640 feet (805 meters) down, the picture was captured by a Remote Operating Vehicle, or ROV.
Marine Octo A deep-water octopus. Mollusca, a phylum that encompasses leggy invertebrates like the squid and octopus, along with their less charismatic and more oozy brethren — slugs, snails, clams — comes in second only to crustaceans for sheer number of species inhabiting the Earth's oceans. 8,860 feet (2700 meters), Alaminos Canyon, Gulf of Mexico.
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Red-lined Paper Bubble found off Japan’s Cape Nomamisaki. This new species of Bubble Snail was discovered in a sperm whale carcass in the deep sea. Its tiny eyes, two black dots, are protected by wing-like folds.
image credit: okinawa-zukan.com Habitat: New Caledonia, eastern Australia, Western Australia Status: No conservation concerns This is the fabulousssss Phyllodesmium poindimiei!! You see those orange things in its cerata (tentacle-type things?) .. those are actually eggs! Doesn't it look a little bit like magical spaghetti?