Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish - Astacopsis gouldi - This crayfish is the world's largest freshwater invertebrate. In the past, individuals of over 11 lbs and over 31" have been known, but individuals over 4.4 lbs are rare. Due to habitat loss & over fishing, it has unfortunately become an endangered species
Sea anemone in Alaska Sealife Center. Seward, Alaska
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There is no common name yet for this recently discovered and extremely rare translucent octopus. It normally lives at very deep depths, but the submersible that took this photo happen to find this one (2'6" in length) in shallower water at a depth of 180m/590ft. They are wonderfully transparent and the body parts that they can’t make transparent (like the eyes & digestive gland) are elongated & teardrop-shaped, so when it's horizontal they cast a minimal shadow against the lighted waters…
Category: Freshwater species
A collection of different freshwater species including fish and invertebrates for you to choose for your aquarium. Each article also comes with a complete care guide for each species.
5 Critters You Must See in the Indo-Pacific
5 critters all underwater photographers must see in the Philippines, including bobbit worms, hairy frogfish, cephlapods, ornate ghost pipefish and rhinopias.