Marrus orthocanna is a species of siphonophore, a colonial animal composed of a complex arrangement of zooids, some of which are polyps and some medusae. It lives at depths ranging between 200 and 800 m and ft), in the Arctic and other cold, deep waters
Piglet Squid~ This squid has always got a smile on its face! The skin pigmentation of this little deep water squid gives it a huge grin, while the tentacles seem to form a mass of curly 'hair', combining to give it an almost cartoon appearance. SO CUTE!
Are your hermit crabs looking for new digs? Consider these beautiful works of art: Artist/designer Robert DuGrenier creates exquisite hand-blown glass shells for hermit crabs from his Vermont workshop.
Giant Spider Crab Molting (time-Lapse) via Prince To grow larger, crabs breakout of their exoskeleton, pump water into their new soft exoskeleton to inflate it some, then absorb calcium to harden it into a new shell!