Stranger than Fiction

Our ocean is so vast and deep, that scientists have only partially explored its darkest and deepest recesses.

I have stumbled upon unbelievable pictures of sea creatures…

some are extremely beautiful while others are “stranger than fiction“.

benthocodon

football-fish

marrus-orthocanna

fanfin-seadevil

sucker octopus

scaly-dragonfish

dumbo-octopus

spookfish

unidentified species

fathead-or-blobfish

telescope-octopus

munnopsis

unidentified-anglerfish

deep sea glass squid

unidentified-species

And the strangest of all…

REFERENCE: http://www.thedeepbook.org

PHOTOGRAPHY: David Shale, Claire Nouvian, Steven Haddock, Kevin Raskoff

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8 Comments

  1. I think someone got a little creative with the photoshop for that last one… just don’t think a pink tongue, white teeth and black nose come in handy when you’re in the depths of the ocean.. even eyes for that matter.

  2. lol i hahagree with you on that last one jessica

  3. Even though I don´t think some of the photos are real, they are really freakin me out! I hate the thought that horrible, and ugly creatures like that, swime around.. !! 😦

  4. freaking* swim*

  5. holy god! some of those fish are really freaking me out!! but the dumbo octopus is soooooo amazingly cute!

  6. ya the last one and the fat head,not fish in the world looks like a fat head

  7. Pretty sure they are all real, except the last picture of course, great photo’s love the spookfish I use that animal inlectures to children all the time!

  8. I think its a parrot fish with a dogs head…photoshopped!


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