The bobtail squid has a unique relationship with a bacteria, Vibrio fischeri. This bacteria helps the squid hide from predators at night. Photo by grnhrn - Creepy but all nature is beautiful in some way.
Blanket Octopus - When threatened, these cephalopods can unfurl a large flap to make themselves appear larger than they actually are. The females can grow up to 6 feet in length while the males are only a few centimeters long. Looks like a wizard!
a submerged mountain ridge beneath the north atlantic ocean has revealed a new crustacean species and oodles of other life forms, ranging from polka-dotted glass squid resembling beach balls to grim viperfish with teeth like ice-picks