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Beautiful Close Up Underwater Photos of Luminous Sea Creatures joshualambus 1

Beautiful Close-Up Underwater Photos of Luminous Sea Creatures

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,.

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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.

orboleta do mar – também no mar de weddel, foi encontrada esta criatura ultra-estranha. Estes animais são sempre bem diferentes em formas e cores, e por isso, são chamados de borboletas do mar.

Criaturas inacreditáveis do fundo do mar - parte 2

Sea Butterfly photographed by Ingo Arndt. Tiny marine shelless snails known as sea butterflies take many forms, including heart-shaped, such as this species in Antarctica's Weddell Sea. via National Geographic

Glowing deep sea creature photographed by Joshua Lambus

Luminous creatures: Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus - Telegraph! I just learned this in my oceanography course!

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

Nudibranch (Hypselodoris bennetti)... love this coloration

Nudibranch by Dermal Denticles via ferrebeekeeper: Gastropod mollusks - Range: shallow intertidal surf to Most are benthic seafloor dwellers, but some float upside down at ocean's surface or swim in water column.

Glass Squid

GLASS SQUID (Teuthowenia pellucida) ©Peter Batso Found on the southern hemisphere’s oceans, the Glass Squid has light organs on its eyes and possesses the ability to roll into a ball, like an aquatic hedgehog. It is prey of many deep-sea fish (eg.

You can never have too many nudibrachs.

*SAGAMINOPTERON PSYCHEDELICUM NUDIBRANCH ~ Originally described from Guam, this animal is now known from many parts of the tropical western Pacific Maximal size : 20 mm. Frequently on the reef flat zone and the fore reef zone. (psychedelicum, indeed.