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The oarfish (Regalecidae) is the largest bony fish known to live, growing up to 11m long. It is found in the euphotic and disphotic zones in temperate and tropical oceans all around the world, yet it is rarely ever seen. 212 more words


Leucistic Fish

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The chances of catching a leucistic (full white) fish are very low, but there have been occasions where people have caught a leucistic fish. 264 more words


Humpback Whale

The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale found in oceans all around the world. Adults range in length from 12–16m and weigh about 36,000kg. 222 more words


Lion´s Mane Jellyfish

The lion’s mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) is a species of jellyfish that delivers quite the sting. It can be found in cooler regions of the Pacific, Atlantic and North Sea region.  284 more words



The lionfish (Pterois) is a highly venomous invasive fish found in the West Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.  it is characterized by conspicuous warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins, and venomous spiky fin rays. 446 more words


Blue-ringed Octopus

Blue-ringed octopus (Hapalochlaena) is a highly venomous species of octopus that are found in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Japan to Australia.  190 more words


Japanese Spider Crab

The Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) is species of spider crab found in coastal waters around Japan. It has the longest leg span of all arthropods. 219 more words