The 17 Creepiest Sea Creatures
Love swimming in the ocean? After seeing these gross photos you won't! You might get the rare chance to see a crusty right whale on a whale watching trip, but most of these creepy creatures live far below the surface, where they have creepy babies and do creepy things.
The world's most miserable looking sea creature.
A marine Mick Jagger.
The North Pacific right whale is the most endangered whale on Earth.
Not only are they cute--they can also regenerate limbs!
Female anglerfish are equipped with a luminous lure that protrudes above their mouth like a fishing pole.
Viperfish lure prey with a light-producing organ.
Its Latin name, Vampyroteuthis infernalis, literally means "vampire squid from Hell."
Because of its awesomely grotesque appearance, the Fangtooth is more commonly known as the "Ogrefish."
Wolffish produce a natural antifreeze that keeps their blood moving freely in their very cold habitat.
It's only the size of a small avocado! Cuuuute.
These plump little dudes live at depths of over 1000m, so this photo is the closest you'll ever get to the real thing.
Their jaw is so large that they can consume fish much larger than themselves.
It looks like it has ears, but they're actually fins.
The only internal organ visible in this googly-eyed glass squid is its digestive gland.
The phronima's body is completely transparent!
Pufferfish are the second most poisonous vertebrate in the world.
They use their leg-like fins to crawl around on the ocean floor.