Flying Fish image source The Exocoetidae are a family of marine fish in the order Beloniformes class Actinopterygii. Fish of this family are known as flying fish. About 64 species are grouped in seven.
Poison Ocellate octopus (Octopus mototi) photo by Natalie Bondarenko. Body grows up to 10 cm with arms to 25 cm. A solitary octopus that likes to hide in crevasses or empty containers (tossed into sea). Orange coloration when resting or not threatened.
I am obsessed with kelp forests! Since I was too young to realize the ocean wasn't doing so well. I was young I mean 2 years old! I credit this early love for kelp forest my bloom of love for the ocean I can't stop thinking about!
Arctic Biologist Shares Astonishing Sea Creatures With the World
The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet _ is probably the most colorful aquarium fish in the world. It is scientifically named Synchiropus splendidus. _ Amazing Animals: The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals
The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The as opposed to the Whale Shark, in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m.
The Lions Mane Jellyfish -- largest jelly fish in the world. Found in the boreal waters of the Arctic The Lions Mane Jellyfish -- largest jelly fish in the world. Found in the boreal waters of the Arctic