12 Underwater Creatures That Prove Nature Is The Greatest Artist Of All Time

9:30 am 19 Apr, 2018

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The oceans are home to several million species that come in various shapes, sizes, and colors. The residents of underwater often can mesmerize you with their stunning looks. Here are some of the amazingly beautiful creatures of the ocean that will make you say that there is no greater artist than nature.

1. Christmas Tree Worm

 


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This colorful creature is found throughout tropical oceans. The spiral plumes are filled with different hues that add to its beauty.

2. Flower Hat Jelly

 

 

This rare species of jellyfish is native to Western Pacific ocean. It gets it names as they have shining tentacles that gives a flowery look.

3. Sea Anemone

 

 

Borrowing its name from colorful terrestrial anemone flower, it’s found throughout the ocean floor. The hue ranges from pale to bright fluorescent giving it a gorgeous look.

4. Mantis Shrimp

 

 

Found in tropical and sub-tropical waters of Indo-Pacific oceans, they are brightly colored and attractive. There are more than 400 species of mantis shrimp.

5. Marrus Orthocanna

 

 

With a gas-filled area at the front, it looks that this creature is carrying a ball of fire.

6. Basket Star

 

 

These deep-sea habitants can live up to 35 years. They are brittle in nature and are absolutely glamorous.

7. Crown-of-Thorns Starfish



 

 

A native of Indo-Pacific region, it’s a coral-eating starfish that has an outstanding beautiful appearance.

8. Green Sea Turtle

 

 

With smooth carapace and weight up to 320 kgs, they are found all across tropical and subtropical coastal waters.

9. Royal Starfish

 

 

Living on the mid-continental shelf, this is a kind of starfish that will mesmerize you with its beauty.

10. Blue Dragon

 

 

The gracious-looking blue sea slug seems like a creature from a fairytale. They thrive in temperate and tropical waters.

11. Mandarin Fish

 

 

A native of tropical waters of the western Pacific region, these small fishes have intense coloration that makes them immensely beautiful.

12. Leafy Sea Dragon

 

 

A native of Australia, this is one of the fascinating sea creatures ever discovered. It’s actually a unique species of seahorse.


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