Here’s a list of the world’s most colorful and most beautiful marine animals in the world.
The world is beautiful because it is colorful. You might not consider it beautiful if the world is black and white.
Most Colorful Aquarium Fish
The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus) is probably the most colorful aquarium fish in the world. It is scientifically named Synchiropus splendidus.
Most Colorful Sea Snail
The world’s most colorful sea snail is the Purple-ring Topsnail (Calliostoma annulatum). This medium sized snail with operculum and gills is also commonly known as Blue-ring Topsnail, Jeweled Topsnail and many others.
Most Colorful Jellyfish
One of the most beautiful and colorful Jellyfish is the Mediterranean Jelly (Cotylorhiza tuberculata). This species that can attain a diameter of 35 cm is also commonly known as Fried Egg Jellyfish.
Most Colorful Christmas Tree Worms
Christmas Tree Worms are brightly-colored and beautiful creatures that are scientifically known as (Spirobranchus giganteus). These tiny organisms are tube-building polychaete worms that inhabit sea beds.
Most Colorful Fish
Coris Gaimard, a Wrasse, is a very colorful fish and it occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade also like the Mandarinfish.
Most Colorful Shrimp
The most colorful of all shrimps is the Peacock Mantis Shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus). It is also known as the Harlequin Mantis Shrimp or Painted Mantis Shrimp.
Most Colorful Squid
Surprisingly, there are also colorful squid and the most colorful species is the Bobtail Squid (Euprymna berryi). It is also commonly known as Stubby Squid and Dumpling Squid.
Most Colorful Octopus
Some Octopus species are colorful too like the Southern Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena maculosa). It looks beautiful because of its bright coloration and seems docile but it is extremely poisonous. The power of its venom is enough to kill a person.
Most Colorful Chiton
Chitons are sea creatures that are not so popular but many species of Chitons are colorful like the Lined Chiton or Tonicella lineate. This very colorful chiton has blue, purple or black straight or zig-zag lines on each of the eight valves.
Most Colorful Lobster
Lobsters are colorful too like the European Lobster or Homarus gammarus. It is known as the Common Lobster. This species can weigh as much as 6 kg. It is blue-colored when alive and turns red when cooked
Most Colorful Sea Snail
Looks are deceiving, this uniquely colored and intricately-designed sea creature known as Cloth of Gold Cone or (Conus textile) is one of the most dangerous and most venomous sea creatures.
Most Colorful Coral
The Brain Coral is one of the most colourful and unique-looking corals in the world. It is so called due to its resemblance to an animal brain. It is one of the longest living creatures in the world which can live up to 900 years.