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The Cuttlefish is one of the most intelligent invertebrates in the world and contrary to what the name suggests the Cuttlefish is actually a mollusk and is part of the same family as squids and octopus’s.  Like its close relatives the Cuttlefish utilities internally produced ink and also has a neuro-toxin that can be used

Yeti Crab

Discovered in just 2005, the Yeti Crab, or the Kiwa hirsuta is a crustacean which was first sighted in the South Pacific Ocean. The species was determined to be an entirely new genus and family (Kiwaidae). The animal has strongly eyes that lack pigment, is perhaps blind, science isn't yet certain.

Coconut Crab

The Coconut Crab is native to most of the Indo-pacific islands and is the largest living arthropod in the world today. Generally a nocturnal creature the Coconut Crab will hide throughout the day time and emerge at night to forage. The name ‘Coconut Crab’ is derived from the crabs unique ability to use its powerful

The Transparent Glass Frog

The glass frog is a common name for some of the frogs of a particular frog family. Generally their skin is green, although some may be white, however they have semi transparent skin that permits you to be able to view many of their internal organs, hence the name glass frog was coined. Green Glass

Dangerous Blue Ring Octopus

A serious threat in the coastal waters of Australia for those who wish to explore is the little blue ring octopus. One of the most poisonous sea creatures in existence is found off the coast of Australia. The Blue Ring Octopus is also found near New Guinea as well as the Phillipines. Blue Ring OctopusThis

The Dangerous Jellyfish

Another in the “most dangerous animals” series, the Jellyfish fits nicely in this category. Jellyfish are not usually deadly to humans although some kinds are, however they do produce a sting that is excruciatingly painful. Jellyfish, swimmingJellyfish are very simple animals, which swim through the water by opening and closing their bodies, or bells, using

The Painted Turtle

The Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) is a true turtle, common in Canada, the US and the northern parts of Mexico. It lives in ponds, lakes, marshes and is common to see along the roadside sunning itself in the summer months in the United States. The shell length for adult turtles is about 10 inches long,

Dumbo Octopus

The Dumbo Octopus can be found in any ocean and is known to have been found any where upto approximately 7,000 meters below sea level. We believe there to be around 37 different species of Dumbo Octopus, they can usually be found close to the sea bed and can grow up-to 20cm in length. The Dumbo


In the waters of northern Australia lurks the Irukandji. This small jellyfish approximately 2.5cm in diameter has a string that can kill a human in a matter of days! Irukandji Not much is known about the Irukandji as it is very fragile and cannot live easily in captivity as even bumping into a aquarium wall

Hermit Crab

The hermit crab is known in many cultures as a great pet, though these crabs can be found in nature, too! What many people do not know about this species is that it is not closely related to a true crab whatsoever. What sets these crabs apart from other crabs is that they have a


The Granrojo is also known as “big red” and is a relatively recently discovered jellyfish that is a member of the family Ulmaridae and is the only member of the genus. This jellyfish is notable for many reasons and scientists are eager to learn more about it. This is a very large jellyfish, so that

Furry Lobster

If you are an avid diver just about anywhere in salt waters you have probably come across a furry lobster at some point. The furry lobster is also called the coral lobster, depending on what area of the world that you are diving in. These animals are small decapod crustaceans and they are very closely


Many people have never heard of salps until they come across them when they are in one of many oceans around the world. A salp is an unusual looking creature that is a free floating tunicate and is barrel shaped. The creature is able to move by pumping water through its body, which is jelly

Box Jellyfish

The Box Jellyfish is a water dweller. An invertebrate that belongs to the family of Cubgoza, the box jellyfish is not an actual jellyfish at all, but a separate animal entirely. The box jellyfish is found off the coast of Australia, in the Phillipines, Hawaii, Vietname and most tropical areas, where they are rampant in

Giant Clam

The Giant Clam is a sad case, he can’t relocate, because he gets just one chance to find a nice place to live. Once he fastens himself onto a reef spot, he cannot unfasten and will sit there for the remainder of his life. These folks, who live only on the bottom of the ocean