Oceana explores the water world of Canary Islands, Spain – in pictures

Oceana explores the water world of Canary Islands, Spain – in pictures

Once in a Blue Moon - Blue #Shark Underwater Photography at Night

Once in a Blue Moon - Blue #Shark Underwater Photography at Night

Mediterranean Moray (Muraena helena) in black coral (Stichopathes sp. Seamounts in the North of Canary Islands, Spain. Ranger Expedition to the Atlantic Seamounts.

Swallowtail Seaperch (Anthias anthias), by Nuno Vasco Rodrigues.

Swallowtail Seaperch (Anthias anthias), by Nuno Vasco Rodrigues.

Ultra-Rare Shark Birth Captured on Camera for First Time

Ultra-Rare Shark Birth Captured on Camera for First Time

Note the head of a newborn thresher shark sticking out from the underside of the mother. - Attila Kaszo via Coral Reefs

Oceana explores the water world of Canary Islands, Spain – in pictures

Oceana explores the water world of Canary Islands, Spain – in pictures

Precious coral (Corallium niobe) and hexactinellid sponges in Bimbache, Sahara seamounts.

jelly fish - I have made this with hammered paper and cotton

jelly fish - I have made this with hammered paper and cotton

SPINELESS | Opalescent Nudibranchs (Hermissenda crassicorniscan) | Photograph by Susan Middleton | Sierra Magazine | #SusanMiddleton #nudibranchs #invertebrates #spineless

SPINELESS | Opalescent Nudibranchs (Hermissenda crassicorniscan) | Photograph by Susan Middleton | Sierra Magazine | #SusanMiddleton #nudibranchs #invertebrates #spineless

Some of the World’s Coolest Animals Don’t Have Spines

Some of the World’s Coolest Animals Don’t Have Spines

Red-Eye Medusa Unlike most jellyfish, Polyorchis penicillatus spends most of its time on the ocean bottom during the day. It perches on its tentacles and feeds on animals crawling on the sand.

These are some of the 350 species documented by Oceana on the Gorringe Bank, a wondrous seamount off Portugal that we want protected!

These are some of the 350 species documented by Oceana on the Gorringe Bank, a wondrous seamount off Portugal that we want protected!

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