The Axolotl is an adorable and fascinating creature that is unfortunately on the critically endangered list in the wild. These unique amphibians are able to regenerate limbs and parts of their own brain! Photo by Tim Flach.
The flying gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans) is sweeping up the ocean floor!
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Like an underwater bouquet of flowers, the Lion’s Mane jellyfish (also known as cyanea capillary) looks so colorful in this image from photographer Alexander Semenov.
Underwater Climate Meeting
As part of a campaign publicizing the threat of climate change and its effects on the Maldives, Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed presided over the world’s first underwater cabinet meeting on October 17th, 2009, off the island of Girifushi with the meeting participants underwater in scuba diving gear. .
Sea Lion Hugs | Green Wings Award
Take a look at this cute video of a diver getting a big hug from a sea lion. We love the moment when the sea lion backs up for a moment and puts a fin on the diver’s face, so that’s why we had to make this the winner of our Green Wings Award! Source […]
The Feather Star
This is a type of Crinoid called a Feather star, a bizarre walking plant-like creature which live for about 1 year at a time. Crinoids have been around for more than 530 million years!
This is a baby larval Wunderpus captured up close by blackwater photographer, Wu Yung-sen. Blackwater photography takes place in cold, pitch-dark depths where we see unusual sea creatures like this transparent octopus! Incredible.