After any major tsunami, hundreds of fish and deep sea creatures surface the shores. Here is a little collection of some of the weird and strange creatures that have washed ashore after a tsunami.
Archive for the 'Interesting Fish' Category
It always baffles me when sea creatures wash ashore and no one seems to be able to know what in the world it is! Well same thing happend here, when this strange looking fish was found on the shores of the Cayman Brac a few years back, and no one could identify it. The weird [...]
Although this picture was taken in 2004, scientists have just now released the shocking picture of the weird fish with the transparent head. This Pacific barrel eye fish shows off its highly sensitive, barrel-like eyes topped by green, orb like lenses. The fish, discovered alive in the deep water off California’s central coast by the [...]
I never really wondered if fish had ears or not, but in a recent discovery scientists found fish in the deep end of the waters that evolved ears like no others. Examining several fish species collected from waters as deep as 1.6 miles (2.5 kilometers), researchers discovered ear structures never seen before in other fish.The [...]
Fisherman and scientists have officially found the largest freshwater stingray in the world to date. The humongous freshwater fish weighs an estimated 550 to 990 pounds and was caught by the National Geographic team in Thailand on Januray 28, 2009.
The scorpionfish is characterized by its bizzare appearance and the numerous spines that covers its body. Similar to the lionfish, these spines contain venom strong enough to cause very painful wounds and serious allergic reactions to those who come in contact with it. The unusual appearance of the mushroom scorpionfish helps to conceal its loction [...]
I came upon this picture of an interesting sea horse but I have no idea what it’s called or where it can be found. Either way, it is absolutely amazing that something like this even exists on our planet!
These beautiful school of grunt fish was photographed in the Caribbean Sea. They get their name Grunt Fish from the sound they make when grinding their teeth, using their swim bladders to amplify the sound.
This frilled shark is actually pretty rare and was photographed live in Japan in 2007. This is considered a “living fossil” with primitive morphology, such as a fixed upper jaw. The species feeds and hids in crevices and caves and apparently has the longest gestation period of any animal (3.5 years!).
I came upon this picture online and I just thought it was the weirdest looking thing ever! I’m not exactly sure what it is other than it’s some sort of fish…but it looks like a blob!