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Top 10 Most Terrifying Deep Sea Creatures

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Top 10 Most Terrifying Deep Sea Creatures

Fangtooth

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This deep sea is known for its disproportionate fangs compared to the rest of its body. It also always has a scary look on its face. However, they’re total size is quite small and they don’t bother humans. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Megamouth Shark

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This huge shark species lives deep in the sea and as such is rarely seen by humans. It is known for its huge mouth which extends quite a bit while its feeding on plankton. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Barreleye

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Barreleye is both a curious and terrifying case of deep sea fish. It’s completely transparent which means you can see its insides moving as they continue to function normally. They are named after their eyes which are usually directed upwards. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Giant Isopod

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Giant Isopods are the scariest crustaceans of the deep sea. They can curl up into balls and have a calcareous exoskeleton. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Frilled Shark

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This is the kind of animal you see in movies and don’t expect to be real. Frilled shark is actually listed as a living fossil due to its primitive features. It is also one of the few sharks that looks like an eel. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Chimaera Fish

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As you would expect from a creature called Chimaera, it looks quite terrifying. They are known for their remarkable snouts which they use for perception. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Goblin Shark

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Goblin Shark is the most terrifying shark species in the world thanks to its extended jaws which look as if they’re outside of its mouth. Not only does it extend but it’s also very powerful snapping anything it bites. It’s a very ugly and scary deep sea creature. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Gulper Eel

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Gulper Eel also known as pelican eel due to the shape of its mouth is a terrifying deep sea fish that has rarely been seen. Its large mouth is disproportionately larger than the rest of its body giving an uneasy feeling while looking at it. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Anglerfish

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Anglerfish is a bony species of deep sea fish that is especially terrifying both for the way it looks as well as for the way it hunts. It uses the fleshly growth on its head to create light which lures in its prey. In the deep sea where it’s extremely dark, this is quite effective. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

Stargazer Fish

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Finally we have the stargazer fish, which is a deep sea fish that will give you a heard attack when you see its face. Not only is it terrifyingly ugly, but it also looks like it’s always angry. It buries itself in the sand and waits to ambush its prey with its upwards facing mouth and eyes. What a scary face!