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WEDNESDAY GALLERY: Under the sea

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Last week’s gallery featured some of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Today we showcase a collection of bizarre marine animals that would be more at home in a Lovecraft novel than in reality.

Gulper eel

Gulper eel

Hatchetfish

Hatchetfish

Dumbo octopus

Dumbo octopus

"Fathead"

“Fathead”

Golden lace nudibranch

Golden lace nudibranch

Hydromedusa

Hydromedusa

Hydrothermal vent snail

Hydrothermal vent snail

Jewelled squid

Jewelled squid

Kiwidae crab

Kiwidae crab

Leafy sea-dragon

Leafy sea-dragon

Lizard island octopus

Lizard island octopus

Marrus Orthocanna

Marrus Orthocanna

Napoleon Wrasse

Napoleon Wrasse

Novegica jellyfish

Novegica jellyfish

Fantasia

Fantasia

Squidworm

Squidworm

Vampire Squid

Vampire Squid

Macropinna microstoma (The fish with the transparent head)

Macropinna microstoma (The fish with the transparent head)

Viperfish

Viperfish

If you enjoyed looking at these insane sea creatures, be sure to check out the immortal jellyfish.

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2 comments on “WEDNESDAY GALLERY: Under the sea

  1. Paul Garaway
    December 13, 2012

    Check out a video of the goblin shark, pretty sure that’s where Ridley Scott & HR. Giger got the idea for Aliens

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