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Let’s know about 14 strange sea animals, which seem to be from another world

14 Strange Sea Animals

Researchers have only explored 5% of our planet’s oceans, meaning millions of rare marine animals still exist. It’s hard to believe that there are so many creatures out there that scientists have never seen or heard of. Either way, there are so many amazing animals for us to explore and learn more about daily.

Some creatures are cute and angry. There are other nightmarish things! But no matter how extensive a collection we back it up with, we’ll only be scratching the surface (of the ocean). It would be impossible to know about every creature, but scientists never stop looking. 95% of the world’s massive oceans have yet to be discovered. Nothing can be said about what is hidden in the remaining waters that remain to be discovered by humanity.

These are some of the strangest and most beautiful alien creatures that seem to come from another world.

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Promachotuthis Sulcus

1. Promachotuthis Sulcus

Yes, these are the choppers you see on this deep-sea squid, found 6,000 feet below sea level. It was discovered by a German research ship in the South Atlantic Ocean. He’s a very intimidating guy, even seems hungry most of the time.

2. Rough batfish

My goodness, you have such pretty lips. Rough back baitfish live in the western Atlantic Ocean, including the East Coast of the US, and grow up to 3.9 inches long. It looks like a bat, but it doesn’t fly. It crawls along the bottom of the ocean.

Its body is light brown and brown on the back, with white color on the underside. The upper part of the baitfish usually has a dark brown stripe that starts from the head and extends to the tail. The snout and horns of the red-lipped baitfish are brown. As the name suggests, the baitfish have bright, almost fluorescent red lips. The scale of the red-lipped baitfish is shagreen in color with a relatively smooth texture. A layer of fine spinules hides the shields.

 

3. Pigbutt worm

This charming companion that grows almost the size of a marble lives 900 meters below sea level. His name is a bit of a no-brainer, but it comes from the fact that he looks like a butt. They are also sometimes called “flying buttocks.”

4. Blobfish

With a face only a mother could love, the puffer fish is a lazy fish that eats anything that swims. It makes sense that it was dubbed “the world’s ugliest animal” in 2013. No, it’s not cute, it almost seems to be melting.

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Mola Mola, (Image: Wikipedia)

5. Mola Mola

Also known as the ocean sunfish, this formidable animal weighs an average of 2,200 pounds. Holy mute! You probably won’t keep an eye on one, even if they are huge. They live very deep in the depths of the ocean.

The mola genus belongs to the Molidae family. This family includes three genera: Masturus, Mola and Ranzania. The generic name “sunfish” without the qualifier is used to describe the marine family Molidae and the freshwater sunfish in the family Centrarchidae, unrelated to the Molidae. On the other hand, the names “sunfish” and “mola” only refer to the Mollidae family.

The Molidae family belongs to the order Tetraodontiformes, which includes pufferfish and filefish. It shares many traits common to members of this order, including the four fused teeth that make up the distinctive beak and give the order its name (tetra = four, odor = teeth, and shape = shape). Sunfish fry looks more like fanged puffer fish than adult molasses.

6. Barreleye Fish

This fearsome fish can completely roll its eyes inside its head. His head, by the way, is entirely transparent. Yes, you can see the mind of that. Cool. A little creepy.

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Sarcastic Fringehead (Image: Wikimedia

7. Sarcastic Fringehead

His name comes from the fact that he has such a big mouth. Say oh! Despite its silly name, there is nothing strange about this fish. It uses its vast, widely spaced mouth to fight with other fish in the area.

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Anglerfish (Image: Wikimedia)

8. Anglerfish

This creepy man is not fun to watch. He is the same man who terrified the youngsters in a memorable scene from Finding Nemo. He uses his light-producing organ to attract prey. The males lose their digestive system and attach themselves to the females, on which they feed as parasites.

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Northern Stargazer (Image: Wikimedia)

9. Northern Stargazer

This living nightmare hides in the sand as it waits for its prey. It will electrocute passing fish and crustaceans and then swallow them whole. Imagine running into that thing! Hopefully, you won’t, but they live from North Carolina to New York around the Atlantic coast.

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Giant Isopod (Image: Wikimedia)

10. Giant Isopod

This “ocean cockroach” is not an insect. They are not even related to cockroaches. Giant isopods can grow up to 16 inches long in deep water due to a phenomenon called “deep-sea gigantism.”

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(Image: Wikimedia) Tongue eating louse

 11. Tongue eating louse

It is the stuff of terrifying monstrous nightmares that fish enter. They enter through the fish’s gills and suck all the blood through their tongues until their tongue sticks out. Then they replace the tongue with their body.

12. Terrible Claw Lobster

These Technicolor lobsters were only discovered in 2007. They crawl along the bottom of the ocean, crawling through the deepest depths of the sea. They are not harmful to humans but are nonetheless terrifying and use their claws to capture prey.

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(Image: Wikimedia) Pacific Black Dragon

 13. Pacific Black Dragon

This monster lives in the depths of the ocean. The underworld creature can grow up to 2 feet long, but only for females. Males are only 3 inches long and die shortly after mating.

Members of this genus have been found from the mesopelagic zone to the bathypelagic area. Idiacanthus Atlantic is located in subtropical to temperate habitats, primarily in the southern hemisphere. Idiacanthus fasciola has a broader distribution and is found in the North and South Atlantic, Indo-Pacific, and other regions. Idiacanthus antrostomy is found primarily in the eastern Pacific.

 

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(Image: Wikimedia) Chimaera

 14. Chimaera

Also known as ghost sharks or spookfish, these are believed to be the oldest known fish. They split from sharks about 400 million years ago. They are intimidating with their skinny bodies and captivating sneaky looks!

Chimaeras live at moderate sea levels to 2,600 m (8,500 ft) depth, with some found at depths less than 200 m (660 ft). Exceptions include members of the Calorhynchus, rabbitfish and spotted ratfish, which can be found locally or occasionally at shallow depths. As a result, they are also among the few species of the order Chimaeras kept in public aquariums. They live in all oceans except the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans.

 

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