This is the velella (Velella Velella), a small free floating hydrozoan. It’s currently the only known species in the genus. They’re also known as sea-rafts or by-the-wind-sailors, for the obvious reason that it uses the “sail” for locomotion.
Under The Sea The Butterfly of the Sea: Red Gurnard The Red Gurnard (Chelidonichthys spinosus)is one of 100 different species of Sea Robins, or Gurnards. These fantastic fish are normally found on the sea floor at depths of around 660 ft.
The aptly named Ping-pong tree sponge (Chondrocladia lampadiglobus) is a carnivorous sponge. Those ping-pong ball looking things are covered in tiny spicules which the sponge uses to catch tiny crustaceans.
The coolest thing about this guy is his name PINK SEE-THROUGH FANTASIA (Enypniastes eximia) — rhamphotheca: “ seafwends:species, anyone? what is this lil guy? * A transparent sea cucumber, found at meters in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.
Summary: Betta Fish also known as Siamese fighting fish; derives its name from the Thai phrase ‘ikan bettah”. Mekong basin in Southeast Asia is the home of Betta Fish and is considered to be one of the best aquarium fishes.