Friday, May 13, 2011

6 Strangest and Rare Animals of the Sea Base

Along with Earth Day on Friday last week the Discovery site broadcast a few photos from the seabed. These photos come from the annual photo contest organized by the Rosenstiel of Marine and Athmospheric Science, University of Miami. Some strange and unique images of animals that come from the sea floor life, one of them from the waters of Bali, Indonesia, revealed.

1. Gobi Fish transparent

Photos are taken from MarsaAlam fish, Egypt. This photo won a major award as The Best Overall Photo in the competition this year.

2. Pygmy Sea Horse

Pigmy seahorse, or Hippocampus bargibanti, it may be difficult for you to recognize, because in addition capable of camouflaged with the surrounding environment, the sea horse is so small, even size would not be able to grow larger than one inch. This photo won the category of 'Marco'.
Pygmy seahorse.

3. Color of sea cucumbers

Sea cucumbers are filled with striking colors. He lived in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

4. Sea cucumbers and shrimps Grasshopper

A mantis shrimp and sea cucumber found on the seabed at Seraya Beach area of Bali, Indonesia

5. Fish Cuttlefish

Cuttle fish gang was seen mating in the Oosterschelde estuary near the town of Zeeland, the Netherlands. This photo won a major award category of 'Wide Angle'.

6. Fish Hedgehogs

Fish that looks like it is smiling porcupine fish nets (Chilomycterus antillarum). This fish is found in the Lake Worth Lagoon, Riviera Beach, Florida USA. This photo won a second award in the category portrait this year.
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