The Most Incredibly Colorful Animals You’ve Never Seen

Published June 22, 2013
Updated May 4, 2018

Incredibly Colorful Animals: Debelius’ Reef Lobster

Coming out to scavenge for food only after the sun sets, the Debelius’ Reef Lobster is territorial and aggressive around other lobsters. And unlike the crustacean of Red Lobster lore, Debelius’ Reef lobsters cloak themselves in white, lavender, orange and violet–not red.

Nembrotha Cristata

Nembrotha cristata are a colorful type of sea slug found in tropical Indo-Western Pacific oceans. Though their bodies are black, the slug is covered in bright green pustules and gills edged in neon green. This bright coloring helps scare predators away, allowing the slugs to safely navigate ocean waters at their slow pace.

The Most Incredibly Colorful Animals Nembrotha Cristata

Source: Geolocation

If you enjoyed reading about the most incredibly colorful animals, you should read the world’s most bizarre animals and the most astounding transparent animals! Then, discover the six most beautiful butterflies on Earth.

Kiri Picone
Bay Area transplant Kiri Picone is a writer and marketer who loves bizarre news and the color purple.