These Photos Will Change the Way You Think About the Ocean

  • September 10, 2016
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Mouth-Breeders

This is a male jawfish. After mating, the female jawfish will give her eggs to the male, which he keeps in his mouth.

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Nature Has No Scale

Many of the creatures we love come in wildly varying sizes. The above giant jellyfish, for example, is a lot bigger than how pop culture depicts the invertebrate.

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Tiny Jellyfish

The elusive “big red” jellyfish is still under research, but so far it's only been found to grow between 15 and 75 centimeters.

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Dracula of the Sea

The lamprey fish is known for latching onto, boring into, and sucking the blood out of its prey. Just look at the smile...

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The Colors! The Colors!

The psychadelica is a frogfish, meaning its fins have developed into leg-like apendages. It uses these fins to hop along the ocean floor and is known for it's distinct fingerprint-like pattern.

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