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Chondrocladia lyra: fleischfressender Schwamm

A new carnivore shaped like a candelabra has been spotted in deep ocean waters off California's Monterey Bay. The meat-eating species was dubbed the "harp sponge," so-called because its structure resembles a harp or lyre turned on its side.

Sea Pen | orange-sea-pen


Orange Sea Pen (Ptilosarcus gurneyi) found in temperate waters of the northeastern Pacific. Each Pen is a colony of polyps -- the primary polyp loses its tentacles and becomes the stalk, with a bulb as its base.

See an enemy what a super Duper picture this is. No?

King Bird of Paradise Zebra Stripes Sea Anemone ~ Nick Hobgood bird of paradise

Tuna Tornado!

Photographer and marine biologist Octavio Aburto snapped the images of the "fish tornado". Images of an underwater fish "tornado" were captured at Cabo Pulmo National Park in Mexico.

Astounding Photographs of Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov | Colossal

Amazing Underwater Photography Inspiration Beautiful Jellyfish photography by photographer Alexander Semenov. Jellyfish Photography by Alexander Semenov

Under the sea - zoo's

"Inside of beautiful water" by Sonoe Nakao // Soft Coral, Zoanthus erythrochloros/ I love these colors

Starfishs ✿ #ocean life

colorful starfish, Piha, New Zealand - rescued some of these - threw them back into the sea before seagulls got them!

Dendrophyllia gracilis or Cup Coral, Kasai Village, Moalboal, Philippines

Portrait of a Gracile Cup Coral (Dendrophyllia gracilis), which is about cm (about 1 inch) in size. Taken at Kasai Village, Moalboal, Philippines. “Cup Coral Portrait” by Henry Jager.

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Turquoise Fish Among The Coral. (Jennifer May says: Those are aqua (also referred to as "blue-green") Chromis reef fish.

The Fangtooth Moray eel is distinctive for its bright yellow colouring and elongated jaw, filled with long "glasslike" teeth. It can reach up to 120 cm in length.

Fangtooth Moray Eel: The Fangtooth Moray (sometimes Tiger Moray) is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae found throughout the eastern Atlantic Ocean, including the Canary Islands and Madeira. The Fangtooth Moray is distinctive for its bright yellow colour

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Sea Anemone IShot this at low tide on 'Hidden Beach' in Monterey California.Shaw Corona Del Mar is another great beach to see a tide pool