Despite its name, the Vampire Squid is quite
harmless to humans and only grow up to 6 inches
in height. This squid can fold its legs over it' s body
giving offen appearence with many
spikes. This squid is covered with 'Photoshoots'
which produce light, the Vampire Squid can
t choose to produce light through these pores giving
it the ability to turn itself on and off.
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Hatchetfish, a small fish, grow up to be about 4
inches. They are most known for their very slim
bodies. Their eyes are bulged out eitheir heads
allowing them to see above, below, straight, and to
the sides ofthem which is benefices for searching
for food in the very dim light.
Depth Found 600 4 500 feet as 1321 m
Little is known about the
Dragonfish, they can grow up to
be inches long. Their
and sharp teeth
makes them easily recognizable.
Depth Found 5 aoo feet (198 1524 m
The Telescope octopus is a species
octopus found in tropical regions ofthe Indian
and Pacific oceans. It is transparent, almost
colorless and has 8 arms. It is the only octopus to
have tubular eyes, hence its common name. They
commonly grow to about 10 inches large.
The that reside deeper in the ocean
grow much larger than the ones on top, the top
ones grow to be 10 inches while the ones at the
bottom grow to an average ofaw inches. They live
in tropical and temperate biomes. All
travel closer to the top ofthe ocean, about 11, 000
feet (3352 m) below the surface during it' s active
Depth Found 16 aoo feet (4825 m
This plant lives on the sides deep
underwater, circulating the water within the
cracks ofthe rocks they subside in. They grow to
be 8 feet tall. The red tips are used to exchange
Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, and hydrogen sulphide
with the sea water. The bright red color comes
from large amounts (blood). This
plant lives deep in the ocean, preventing any type
sunlight reaching it. It create food by turning
44'‘, bacteria that lives within the plant into food for
I the Giant Tube Worm.
Depth Found 5 aoo feet (1524 m
The viperfish is known for it' s very long,
fang like teeth. They are so large they curve
back almost reaching the viperfish eye. The
viperfish is one ofthe most fleeciest
predators in the deep sea. They latch onto
it' s target with it' s teeth and rip the prey
apart slowly. It attracts prey by wiggling
it' s lure located above its head like a fishing
pole. They grow to be inches long and
migrate to 500 feet below the surface at
night where food is more plentiful.
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The Giant Squid grows to be an amazing so feet long
making it one ofthe largest animals on the planet.
Recent evidence suggests that the Giant Squid may be
l _ more plentiful than previously thought. The Giant Squid
is a very agressive creature, it' s large and powerful
suction cups on it' s tenticles make sure nothing is
released from it' s grasp. They are thought to be the most
intelligent animals in the ocean. Giant squids seem to be
J the favorited meal to a Sperm Whale.
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The Snipe Eel is very adaptive and very large, it is
found in every ocean in the world and the depth at
which it is found varies greatly. The snipe Eel grows to
an average ofa feet long! To reproduce, the female
lays it' s eggs and the eggs float to the very top ofthe
surface, then the male fertilizes the eggs while they
floar. It' s diet is made up “mainly shrimp, it' shaws
curve at the end to help contain the shrimp into it' s
mouth, this being said, it' s 'lips' never touch when the
mouth is closed.
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The Pancake Batfish live only in the
They stay at the bottom ofthe
water, touching the floor. They are a bottom
feeder and when they move, they are described
as a bat crawling on the floor. Ho
Taiwan discovered this fish in 2010, they feed
on invertebrates, and use chemical lures to
catch prey. They are small enough to fit into the
palm ofa human hand.