Mythical Creatures of the Sea

If you are looking to discover something new then a look into the deep blue sea is your best bet. You’ll be surprised to discover a wide variety of different creatures and species that have existed for millions of years. That’s right, the ocean isn’t only home to the Great White Shark, there’s a whole world to uncover. Luckily for you, here you will be able to find out about some of the greatest mystical creatures of the ocean.

 

Blobfish

 

 

This unique, jelly-like sea creature is one of a kind because it has no skeleton and few muscles. Now you may think that this would make it hard for the Blobfish to live but it actually helps it survive the intense pressures in the deep sea. The Blobfish can be found in waters around Australia and New Zealand.

 

Sea Pigs

 

 

Unlike regular pigs, sea pigs don’t oink. They have however gotten their name thanks to their puffy legs and plumb bodies. But that’s not the only resembling characteristic sea pigs hold. Much like ordinary pigs, sea pigs can be found huddling in large groups. This unique sea creature can be found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans.

 

Christmas Tree Worms

 

Christmas tree worms

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Christmas Tree Worms are just the pop of color the ocean needs. Found in the world’s tropical oceans such as the Caribbean and the Indo-Pacific the Christmas Tree Worms are said to be the most colorful creatures. This is because their bodies are covered in chaetae. Now you may be wondering why it’s called a Christmas Tree and that because of its two crowns that look just like Christmas Trees.

 

Venus Flytrap Sea Anemone

 

 

In the deepwater canyons in the Gulf of Mexico, areas off the coast of West Africa and American Samoa live the Venus Flytrap Sea Anemone. This deepwater sea creature is related to the jellyfish family. Feeding for this creature can be hard and that’s why it’s more of a detritivore.

 

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