The worst sea creatures

In the seas and oceans live the most unusual and alien beings on Earth. And some of them look very scary ...

Such a person can love a mother ... Fish-adder. The scientific name is derived from the Greek words Chaulios - open mouth and Odus - tooth. Fish viper Kosovo open mouth with teeth frightening long been acquired worldwide fame, despite the fact that its size does not exceed 35 cm. After the victim comes close to the mouth, jaws fish viper leans back that allows you to capture prey, greater than the thickness predator of 3 times. The teeth in the process of hunting play a major role, although they are not designed to kill prey, but serve to hold the predator on the victim's body.

Get ready ... Fish astrologer. Atlantic stargazer gets its name from the eye, located at the top and contiguous to each other, which constantly as it built up to the sky. Has poisonous spines on the pectoral fins behind the gill covers, pose a risk to bathers.

Fish flying mouse from group Anglerfish or monkfish. Live in subtropical and tropical seas, at the bottom, often at a depth of 100 m.

Ryra frog. Found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans to the muddy or sandy bottom, sometimes burying it for most of the eye. Some members of the family zhabovidnyh fish have poisonous spines and pose a risk to bathers.

This beauty called fish-drop, and she only lives in Australia. Deep-water benthic marine fish of the family psihrolyutovye that because of her unattractive appearance is often called one of the most bizarre deep-sea fish ocean on the planet. The structure of the front of the head gives the impression that the fish has constantly frowning and unhappy "facial expression", because of what the fish takes the first place in the ratings of the strangest creatures in surveys conducted on the Internet.

Catfish (Anarhichas lupus), or as it is called "Atlantic wolf" is usually found in the cold waters of the deep sea. Interestingly, the teeth "Atlantic wolf" wear out quickly, but every year during the cold snap the old teeth fall out, and neither their place are new.

Coelacanth - a living fossil fish, come down to us from ancient times. She has not changed much since the prehistoric period.

Oyster toadfish. This sedentary benthic fish that have a thick head and flattened laterally compressed tail. Mouth wide, large, with numerous sharp teeth.

Predatory fish angler European or European angler. The name of this species derives from the very unattractive appearance. Body length - up to 2 meters, often 1-1, 5 meters. Weight - up to 20 or more pounds.

Do fish big mouth in the form of a semicircle with a protruding lower jaw forward and sharp hooked teeth. From another angle

Moray-adder - a type of sea eels. Typically, moray eels eat fish, but the attack on crustaceans and octopus, which are caught in an ambush, an arrow jumping out of their hiding places and grabbing sailing past the victim.



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