Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures

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October 30th, 2010

Black Sea Dragon

Black Sea Dragon (Idiacanthus)

We are only just beginning to learn about the animals that live in the deepest, blackest depths of the ocean.   Many of the species being discovered are fascinating…some are just plain horrifying.  Have a look at nature’s most unmistakable predators.

Black Devil Angler (Melanocetus)

Viperfish (Chauliodus)

Fangtooth (Anoplogaster)

Flashlight Fish (Photostomias)

Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina)

Hairy Angler (Caulophryne)

Deep Sea Hatchetfish (Argyropelecus)

Happy Halloween

from Blue World Aquariums.