All living creatures suffer from ill-health at one point or the other. The small and big fishes of the deep ocean are often affected with parasitic infections. At such times, a tiny fish helps them in keeping these infections in check. This is a type of cleaner fish called Wrasse. Continue reading
When we look at some creatures, we get a feeling that the Creator surely was in a playful mood and used all the bright colours and shapes to produce these fascinating toys. Some such creatures are — Nudibranchs. Continue reading
Pom Pom Crabs
These crabs are also called as the Boxer crabs or the Cheer leaders of the deep sea. The reason behind these names are the sea-anemones that these crabs carry in each of their claws, making them look like the cheer leaders with pom poms in their claws. Continue reading
The Decorator crabs
Is it possible to call the crabs as ‘creative’? But if we witness the craftsmanship of some species of crabs, we’ll have to admit that crabs (at least some of them) can be creative. Continue reading
Also, the marine creature with a beak!
Well, can anyone guess who that could be? It is the awkwardly shaped, tentacles spreading Octopus. Everyone knows about the basic structure of an octopus – it has a balloon like body with no rigid skeleton and eight long arms / tentacles which have many sucker disks.
However, there are many more amazing facts about this aquatic creature other than its odd- shaped body.