As if there weren’t enough weird looking things in the ocean, the Piglet Squid (Helicocranchia) is one of the oddest-looking sea creatures I have ever laid eyes on. First off, it’s absolutely adorable looking…to the point where you’d probably want it as a pet. The Piglet Squid is you guessed it, a squid that resembles [...]
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Water Tunicates Believe it or not, these things that look like glass tulips are actually animals. Found in the murky waters of Antarctica, these curious animals are called tunicates. The plankton-eating tunicates grow up to 3.2 feet (1 meter) long, and filter food by pumping it through an internal mesh structure. The stalk is supported [...]
The Antarctic Jellyfish This species was filmed in Antarctic waters that have been kept in darkness for thousands of years by thick ice cover.