Category: Underwater


The Hagfish is not a species that a lot of people are all that familiar with. Because of this when most people see them for the first time they are certain that the creature is either a snake or an eel, but it is neither.  The Hagfish is indeed a fish; it just does not

Blob Fish

The Blob fish is a type of fish found off the coast of Australia and Tasmania but don’t expect to see one on your holidays as they are extremely rare to come by. The reason the Blob fish is so rare is that they live very deep down in the sea, literally just off of


Platypus is mostly prevalent to Eastern Australia in Tasmania. It is a semi-aquatic mammal. It is one of the five species of monotremes. They are known as the only mammals that lay eggs rather than giving birth to the juvenile. In short, it is the sole representative of the family and genus, though quite a

Cone Shellfish

One of the most dangerous types of fish are found in the tropical waters around Australia. Called the Cone Shellfish, they are about ten centimeters long with the largest recorded being only about 20 CM long. A cone shellfish uses darts to kill their prey and to fend off unwelcome visitors to their space. The

Goblin Shark

Goblin shark, scientifically known as Mitsukurina owstoni, is a wacky creature of deep blue sea. Having a soft and flabby body with blade-shaped long snout makes this creature set apart from the rest. It has fang-type teeth with extensively sharp jaws. The most striking part of their body is the unusual shape of their head.

Walking Shark

The tiny Epaulette shark is a relatively new discovery, but one that is unique in its style and method of movement. The “walking” shark, rather than swim around to gather prey, walks across the bottom, using its fins to take it where it wants to go. The walking shark moves by propelling itself with its

Frilled Shark

The frilled shark, is one of several species of primitive shark, The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from other sharks, and it was proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order. The frilled was thought to

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

Blue Marlin

The Blue marlin is a strikingly lovely fish, the largest of the Atlantic Marlin as well as being one of the largest actual fish in the world, with the female, who is much larger than the male, reaching about 14 feet long and weighing in about 1900 pounds, nearly a ton. The average for these

Sea Otter

The sea otter is one of the very smallest marine mammals, and spends most of its life in the sea. Males weigh about 100 pounds and are about five feet long, while the females are smaller weighing about 60-75 pounds and measure just about 3-4 feet long. The sea otters have the thickest fur of

Sand Tiger Shark

The Sand Shark, which is also known as a sand tiger has a very aggressive and ferocious look. This look is deceptive, with their mouth full of teeth, sharp and sticking out in all different directions. They have large heavy bodies and many teeth, showing even when the mouth is closed, which gives them the

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

Spotted Scorpionfish

The spotted Scorpion fish lives in coral reefs, in algae encrusted areas or on the bottoms of such places and lies in camouflage or hiding in caves or ledges. They snap up their prey, which is anything that comes near it, and the spines of their dorsal fin contain venom that is a painful sting


Seahorses are truly among the most unique animals in the sea or on land, and it isn’t just because they are shaped like a swimming horse. Contrary to most fish, whose males take no real hand in rearing the young after mating, seahorses are not only animals who do this, but are also monogamous, and