Sea angel (Clione limacina)

Clione limacina, common name Naked and Common Clione, is a sea angel found from the surface to greater than 500 m in depth. Distribution of Clione limacina is mostly in cold waters, from the Arctic Ocean to North Carolina, Alaska

Galathea pilosa, Moorea by artour_a, via Flickr

One of the Most Beautiful Squat Lobsters In the World: Galathea pilosa - Normally when you think of a lobster, a big red crustacean comes to mind (at least for me).

Beneath the sea live creatures so utterly strange, hideous and fantastical, they might as well have landed here from a different planet

Gallery: In pictures: Sea angels and other amazing undersea creatures

The "sea angel", a swimming sea slug, is most beautiful of the deep sea animals he snapped -- not exactly a tough contest to be fair. Mostly transparent, the sea angel's internal organs appear to glow brightly in the image.

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Sea Angels

The Sea Angels have blessed us with a visit. Clione or "sea angels" are small, gelatinous gastropods which have no shell and whose foot has evolved into a pair of delicate flapping wings. via ferrebeekeeper. Photo by Reuters/Kimimasa Mayama

sea anemone

I need a bathing suit in this color! Beautiful, almost translucent, Coral colored Sea (Species: Phyllodesmium poindimiei) Slug

Flabellina trophina Nudibranch - Baranof Island, Alaska (by Jim Patterson Photography)

Flabellina trophina Nudibranch - Baranof Island, Alaska (by Jim Patterson) Bizarre sea creatures called nudibranchs (suggested by amaithespian).

Calamar trasparente.

These underwater portraits of creatures who inhabit the sea are filled with such character and life. Hawaii-based photographer Joshua Lambus documents the amazing detail of many aquatic species,.

Todarodes pacificus, Japanese flying squid.  They jet propel backwards for 20 feet or more above the water, but live for only one year - they die after mating once.

Flying Squid

The Japanese Flying Squid is proven to launch out of the water and “fly” for up to 3 seconds, sometimes traveling a distance of 30 meters. Scientists think they do this to escape from predators, just like flying fish.

Animals-Squid- BLUE ANIMALS : More at FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

the deep ocean. Octopus legs look like roots of a tree.Kinda interesting that the function of the tentacles on those legs are similar to those of a root of tree. TTHATS A SQUID ISNT IT

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