Tag Archives: aquatic animals

The Weird and Odd-Looking Frogfish

Some interesting information about frogfish. Frogfishes are a type of anglerfish that belongs to the family Antennariidae in the order Lophiiformes. The family has over 40 species in 13 genera. Of these, Australia has 23 species in 12 genera. The numbers of species in this family will almost certainly increase as research and collecting continues. […]

The Most Beautiful And Brilliantly Colored Coral Reef Fishes

The Most Beautiful And Brilliantly Colored Coral Reef Fishes Marine Angelfish photo link Marine angelfish (Pomacanthidae) live around the same coral reefs as the butterflyfish and in fact look a bit like larger editions of those fish, but some people think angelfish is prettier. They differ from Butterflyfish in that they have a spine at […]

The Cute Otter: They Dedicate All Their Spare Time to Play

Otters are exuberant animals with boundless energy and they dedicate all their spare time to play. In their case, play is not only a practice activity aimed at teaching the young the hunting and fighting skills they will need when older; it is also an end in itself. photo link The Playful Hunter Otters, adapted […]

The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals

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 photo link The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus) is probably the most colorful […]

Underwater World: Home to Amazing Sea Creatures

Join me as we explore the underwater world and meet the fascinating and amazing creatures who rule it. Cephalopods Cephalopods are a class of large, active animals with big heads and soft, fleshy bodies. They have long tentacles with suckers. They include the octopus, squid and nautilus. Only the nautilus lives in shells like most […]

Weird And Wonderful Underwater Creatures Of The Sea

These underwater beauties are truly to behold. Meet them here! Sea Cucumbers The internal skeleton of Sea cucumbers (Holothuroidea) has been diminished to the point that it consists only of minute bits of crystalline matter in the skin. Most species lie on their sides on the ocean bottom, thus developing a definite upper and lower […]

The World’s Most Strange Sea Creatures

From an alien-looking fish, to a leafy sea dragon, down to leaping fish that can live on lands, these sea creatures are not only amazing, but are truly strange-looking! Below is a list showing the World”s 10 most strange sea creatures. Leafy Sea Dragon photo link Its name will perhaps chill one to death. However, […]