Thursday, 12 January 2017

The Harp or Lyre Sponge is the Most Weird Looking Creature of the Deep Sea

Lyre Sponge

The Carnivorous Harp Sponge


Deep sea is full with weird looking animals. The lyre or harp sponge is one of them. It looks like a lyre, a Greek classical stringed musical instrument. In fact, it is try to imagine that thing is a living, breathing creature.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Amazing Rock Flower Anemone Photos and Facts

Rock flower anemone

Flower Anemones


Rock flower anemone is the most colorful among all the species of anemones. We all know that most anemones are white or colorless but rock flowers are totally different.  The most common colors are green, brown, lavender, red or yellow and its combinations. These creatures belong to the genus Phymanthus. The name of the species is Phymanthus crucifer. They are also known as flower anemones and red beaded anemone.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Zebra Seahorse - The Wonderful Zebra of The Sea

zebra seahorse

Hippocampus Zebra

Zebra seahorse or Hippocampus zebra is a cool looking sea horse. The creature is endemic to Australia, that means it can only be found in seas near Australia. It lives in the coral reefs with other colorful animals. The animal lives within the depth range of 5 to 70 m. You can see them near the coast of Queensland and Western Australia.

Friday, 25 November 2016

What Do Sea Urchins Eat?

A sea urchin looking for food

Sea Urchin Feeding Habits


Sea urchins are primarily herbivore. Their most proffered food item is algae. Some species love to eat kelp and other marine vegetation. There are also omnivores among them.

Monday, 21 November 2016

Thousands of Creepy Garden Eels are Dancing Under the Ocean

Garden Eels Dancing

These Dancing Eels Looks Like Medusa's Hair


Look at the garden eel colony. The snake like creatures are dancing under the ocean. These are like thousands of nope ropes. Imagine, finding such a "garden" while diving under the ocean !