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The Dumbo Octopus, a recently discovered creature in the deepest part of the deepest part of the ocean (deep squared!) and can now be seen in a fantastic book called The Deep—The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

Dumbo Octopuses are named because of their ear-like fins coming out of their heads. They live in the extreme depths of the water, some living 7000 meters below sea level. Unlike other octopuses, they swallow their food whole! SO CUTE!

Voice of Nature ~ Costasiella Kuroshimae, a variety of sea slugs

ftcreature: “ Little Leaf Sheep Nudibranch Grazes Adorably Underwater This is going to shock you, but the creature you’re looking at is a sea slug, or nudibranch.

In this separate photo from 2012 photojournalist Daniel Botelho came across the moon-shaped Mola mola while snapping pictures of blue whales...

Photojournalist Daniel Botelho snapped this stunning shot of a mola mola (ocean sunfish) more than two years ago, but it wasn’t widely seen until this year. The ocean sunfish has an average adult weight of kg lb) — it’s the largest bony fish in the world!