Saturday, March 26, 2011

Sea Angels and other bizarre creatures

A few highlights from an incredible collection of photographs by Alexander Semenov:

First up, Sea Angels:

So strange, I looked for some Youtube videos:

This fellow is labeled "Red Bull. Amphipoda Acanthonotozoma inflatum":

And the label for this creature says, "Hyperia galba inside Cyanea capillata":


  1. Another great post, love your work.

    "Hyperia galba inside Cyanea capillata" is a worm inside a jellyfish.

    Whether it's symbiotic or parasitic is unclear. It is however; very cool.

  2. It's like finding a Metroid in the real world.