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Red lipped Batfish or "Ogcocephalus Darwini" are found in the Galapagos Islands at depths of over Like the anglerfish, it uses a lure (illicium) to attract prey. And rather than swim, Batfish walk along the bottom on modified pectoral fins.

live little coral bursts - would make a nice pet!

live little coral bursts - someone posted these would make a nice pet, but NO! They wouldn't last and it would disturb their natural habitats.

translucent marine life -

Juvenile Cowfish A photographer's strobe gives a violet sheen to this translucent juvenile roundbelly cowfish off the coast of Kona, Hawaii. Also known as the transparent boxfish, the roundbelly cowfish has two short horns in front of its eyes.

Beleza da natureza

Bronze octopus sculpture by Kirk McGuire. The artist has a photographic memory and has sculpted many times from memory alone.

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Bird mask - fear this still might come across as cultural appropriation bit too "Indian headdress" for comfort. But i like the wing arms.

An octopus in a clam shell

Post with 44 votes and 6025 views. Octopus in a clam shell. Looks like a lil' octopus sleeping bag!

oxolotl <3

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The Axolotl also known as a Mexican salamander or a Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander, closely related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian

world's first-ever fluorescent pink angelfish

Genetically engineered angelfish (Pterophyllum) glow in a tank at the 2012 Taiwan international aquarium expo. The fish are the world's first pink fluorescent angelfish and can view without black light.

Nudibranch's are some of the coolest and most wonderfully varied creatures in the ocean in my opinion. I love them!

Nudibranch's are some of the most colourful creatures under the sea. They occur in seas worldwide, including both the tropics and Antarctica NUDI!

Castles, Shell, Shells, Chateaus, Forts

Photo Stacking: The problem with photography through a microscope or macro lens is that the more magnified the object, the shallower the depth of field. This means that only a very narrow region of the picture will be in focus at a time. One solution for this problem is to take multiple pictures focusing on different parts of the object and then combine them with a program like Zerene Stacker.

Here is a crane fly taken with a microscope objective at the end of an adapter tube as the lens. This is a Zerene stack of 75 photos.



Also known as the Kiwaidae, this crab is a type of marine decapod living at deep-sea hydro thermal vents and cold seeps

Source says "Discovered in 2005 in the South Pacific Ocean, this creature was dubbed the “yeti lobster” or “yeti crab“. It lives at a depth of metres on hydrothermal vents along the Pacific-Antarctic.

Polka Dots - Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Sea Nature at its Best! Polka Dots - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw


The Spotted Handfish is a rare and endangered fish that can only be found in south-eastern Australia. This strange animal actually prefers to use its “hands” to “walk” instead of just swimming