Frilled Shark  Frilled SHark

Frilled Shark

The frilled shark is referred to as a "living fossil" because it is a primitive species that has changed little since prehistoric times. Superficially, the frilled shark resembles a dark brown or grey eel, but the six gill slits identify it as a shark. The sharks are usually found at depths of between 50 m and 1,500 m. They typically eat squid, other sharks, and deepwater bony fish.

Giant Sea Spider

Gaint Sea Spider

These animals make up for the small size (a giant compared with other spiders) of their bodies by accomodating vital organs such as gonads in their long legs. They feed upon corals and other sessile organisms, sucking up their contents through their enormous proboscis. They can grow upto 1 foot.

Gaint Squid

Unidentified deep sea fish

This curious creature, seen in Indonesian waters in the Sangihe Talaud Region, has not yet been definitively identified by scientists.

Unidentified deep sea fish

Gaint Squid

Giant Squid

Giant squid, once believed to be mythical creatures, can grow to a tremendous size. Recent estimates put the maximum size at 13 m (43 ft) for females and 10 m (33 ft) for males. The male of the species has a penis, of over 3 ft (90 cm) in length, which extends from inside the animal's mantle and apparently is used to inject sperm-containing packets into the female squid's arms.

Colossal Squid  Colossal Squid

Colossal Squid

The Colossal Squid is believed to be the largest squid species. Though it is known from only a few specimens, current estimates put its maximum size at 12 - 14 metres (39 - 46 feet) long, based on analysis of smaller and immature specimens, making it the largest known invertebrate.

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