Vitrelladonella Richardi is a deepwater pelagic octopus found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. The little octopus only .
The pseudothecosomatous pteropod Corolla (calceola?) , caught on a blue-water dive near Oceanographer Canyon
Vitrelladonella richardi ( no common name as yet) - An incredibly rare, deep-sea translucent octopus - Image : Underseahunter Group - site has a 4 min 36 sec clip; octopus enters at 2 min and exits at 3 min 51 sec
The pterotracheid heteropod mollusc Carinaria sp. Note the highly reduced shell and modified "wing-foot.
Ctenophore (comb jelly) at night in Balearic Sea, Spain photo by Roland Bach
Many new deep sea animals discovered
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List of Things That Really Glow in the Dark
Bioluminescent Comb Jelly A transparent body helps this tiny comb jelly (Bathocyroe fosteri) blend into the water. Credit: Marsh Youngbluth/MAR-ECO, Census of Marine Life
Aequorea Victoria (The Crystal Jelly)
see other pic also! glows in the dark, and blows itself up with water to cause fear to aggressors.
Neptune's Mask: Depending on interpretation, this view of the ctenophore Ocyropsis maculata looks like either an ancient Greek helmet or a clamshell bucket for earth-moving machines.
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Translucent Goby Fish, Egypt Photo – Tobias Friedrich Two tiny gobies, neither of which is any bigger than an inch in the water near Marsa Alam, Egypt
A Mystery Nudibranch from a Mile Down
A pinner said: here is a photograph of a completely unknown genus of nudibranch mollusk photographed 1 mile beneath the surface of the ocean near Davidson seamount (which is an extinct underwater volcano just off the coast of Monterey).
This image provided by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium shows a female Argonaut, or paper nautilus, a species of cephalopod that was recently scooped out of the ocean off the California coast.