The Six Most Amazing Oceanic Creatures In The World

Published October 4, 2011
Updated February 2, 2016

Piglet Squid

Piglet Squid Amazing Oceanic Creatures

Vaguely resembling a piglet, the transparent and fleshy Piglet squid are found off the shores of Nigeria. Their identifying feature is tentacles protruding from above their eyes and very small paddle-like fins. The average Piglet Squid does not reach more than four inches.

Bicolor Parrotfish

Amazing Oceanic Creatures Parrot Fish Photograph

Parrotfish are identified by the development of their teeth, which are arranged in a mosaic on the outside of their jawbones and resemble the beak of a parrot. Their beautiful, colorful scales change as they move from infant to adulthood.

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