Project 1

Project 1

Published on 12 November 2020
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SEA CREATURES
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The frilled shark can grow to about seven feet long and is named for the frilly appearance of its gills.
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The frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is one of the gnarliest looking creatures in the sea.
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This furry-clawed crab looks so unusual that when scientists discovered it 5,000 feet deep on a hydrothermal vent south of Easter Island
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It's likely blind and may use bacteria in its furry claws to detoxify its food.
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There's no other snail in the world armored like the Crysomallon squamiferum
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It goes by quite a few other names, including the "scaly-foot
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During the day it hides in crevices where it is generally only a threat to divers or snorkellers
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This happens because the vicious moray has a secondary, alien-like pharyngeal jaw which grabs prey and drags it towards it oesophagus for swallowing - even the moray itself cannot control this mechanism.
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Nudibranchs can be a variety of bright, beautiful colors and patterns.
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They resemble the plants around them to camouflage themselves from predators.
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