A Marrus orthocanna, a deep-sea siphonophore related to the jellyfish. From “The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss” by Claire Nouvian/Kevin Raskoff The New York Times > Science > Slide Show > Seadevils and Species Unknown
freespiritmuse: “ Mesmerizing Chandelier Mimicks Deep Sea Bioluminescence The bioluminescence of deep sea organisms is a magical thing to behold. Czech designer Kateřina Smolíková captures this wonder.
Last week, the IUCN 2009 Seamount expedition ended, with scientists sampling two final seamounts in the Indian Ocean. Caught at was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad. Sarah Gotheil From BBC news
Atolla is a deep sea jelly fish which can be up to across and looks more like a flower than an animal. When touched or disturbed it produces bright, rapidly-flashing circles of blue bioluminescent light that scientists think may confuse would-be hunters.
Vitrelladonella richardi ( no common name as yet) - An incredibly rare, deep-sea translucent octopus - Image : Underseahunter Group - site has a 4 min 36 sec clip; octopus enters at 2 min and exits at 3 min 51 sec