Creatures found in DK’s Ocean The Definitive Visual Guide
Hello fellow Marine Biologists! It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to go for another dive, Now, let’s get started!
- Sea Apple (Pseudocolochirus violaceus) Length: Up to 4in Depths Found: 0-100 ft Lives in: Rocks and Reefs
The Sea Apple is the most colorful species of Sea Cucumber. It resembles an aquatic apple with long tentacles. The Sea Apple has tube-like feet, which it uses to trap particles. This is used as a food source.
- Blackfin Icefish (Chaenocephalus aceratus) Length: Up to 28in Weight: Up to 7 1/2 ft Depths: 16-2,500ft around northern Antartica
The Blackfin Icefish is a very unique sea creature that lives in -2Oc water. It is very sluggish, and feeds on krill. The fish doesn’t have red blood cells, and this makes it move freely in freezing temperatures.