Category: Other

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

Sea Star (Starfish)

There are about two thousands kinds of sea stars living in oceans world wide, from tropical seas to very cold sea floors. The kind we see most often is the five armed type, however there are some that will have as many as forty arms. What we call a star fish, isn’t actually a fish

Sea Anemone

Sea anemones are predatory fish, which live in the ocean, although they are named for the land flower of the same name. Sea anemones are somewhat like a small bag, which is attached the bottom of the ocean by a foot, and have a large body that is shaped like a column, and ends in

Colossal Squid

Colossal squid have always been known to live in the deepest aspects of the ocean, mostly in the southern oceans that surround Antarctica. There have been evidence aplenty of their existence from the stomaches of other creatures such as from sperm whales. Sperm whales contain further evidence of their meetings with the giant squid by

Sea Spider

Sea Spiders are found primarily in the Mediterranean Sea and the Caribbean Sea. There are about 1000 species of sea spider and they range in size from extremely tiny one celled creatures to a bit larger, perhaps a quarter inch. Sea spiders have very long legs in comparison to their small bodies. They have four


Lobsters are known as invertebrates. They have an exoskeleton, which means that their skeleton is on the outside of their body to protect them better. This also means that lobsters will outgrow their shells and shed them, which leaves them vulnerable to enemies at this time. While they molt some of them will change colors


Yabbies are a type of freshwater crayfish or crawdad as the Americans call them, which are found in Australia. They are a crustacean which has an external skeleton. Yabbies have smoothed shells and can be many colors, depending on the habitat where they live. Greens, browns yellows blues and black are not at all uncommon