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A gorgeous squat lobster, Galathea pilosa.

The squat lobster (Galathea pilosa), is a very rare species found in the shallow waters of French Polynesia. It is unique in its bright colouring, but its flattened body with the tail curled under the thorax is typical for its genus.

Camarón Mantis

Peacock Mantis ShrimpThe Mantis Shrimp packs the strongest punch in the entire animal kingdom! If you’re unlucky enough to cause it to strike you, it can cut your finger down to the bone!

Sempre é comentado por aí que as baratas são animais muito resistentes e que podem até sobreviver à uma explosão atômica.  Porém, há outra criatura, reconhecida como o ‘maior sobrevivente da natureza’, o qual é ainda mais invencível que a barata. Os tardigrados, ou ‘ursos d’água’, são animais fascinantes porque podem sobreviver às condições mais extremas.  Eles podem aguentar temperaturas que vão desde somente alguns graus acima de zero absoluto, até temperaturas bem acima de água fervente. …

The Tardigrade aka Water Bear. Able to survive the vacuum of space, radiation, intense pressures and years of being dried out and 'dead.

Shrimps and Prawns

This is a Harlequin shrimp. They live in the ocean however some people keep them in saltwater fish tanks. Except for the diet, as they eat starfish little tube feet!

12 Unbelievable Animal Photos That Are Not Photoshopped (animal photos, amazing animal pictures) - ODDEE

12 Unbelievable Animal Photos That Are Not Photoshopped - animal photos, amazing animal pictures

Frighteningly Beautiful Shots of Australian Peacock Spider by Jurgen Otto

# New Family of deep-sea crab from hot vents. Its conspicuous fur has given it the informal name, Yeti crab, after the hairy abominable snowman.

New Family of deep-sea crab from hot vents. Its conspicuous fur(-like processes) has given it the informal name, Yeti crab, after the hairy abominable snowman. (Edited to explain that crustaceans don't have fur, appearances to the contrary.

The Japanese Giant Salamder

The Giant Chinese Salamander is the largest salamander in the world. It is considered critically endangered and can only be found in rocky mountain streams/lakes in China. (Or should is say, Holy Salamander!

Some people say they look like Sheep, or Cows. It seems Sea Slugs and Sea Sheep and Leaf Sheep are all kinda/sorta related- whatevs, they’re awesome, no?

jedavu: “ The Adorable Sea Sheep This little sea animal is called “Costasiella kuroshimae” (known as “Leaf Sheep”). It’s an aquatic slug that looks like a cow or a sheep and that eats so much algae.

Another Mysterious Deep Sea Creature:  Scientists continue to be amazed at what they're finding! #cryptozoology #strange_creature #pink_lobster #deep_sea

Another Mysterious Deep Sea Creature

Newly discovered deep sea lobster Dinochelus ausubeli, lives in the deep ocean water near the Phillipines.

Galathea pilosa, Arthur Anker

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).

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.

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