Incredible Photography of Fascinating Sea Creatures & A Little Bit About Them

Living things in general are pretty extraordinary – some people believe that they alone point to the existence of a higher being while others argue its all just science.

Whatever reason they exist, it’s incredibly enchanting how everything seems to make sense. No one creature on this planet is here without a purpose. But some of the most fascinating creatures around (other than humans ourselves) are those that call the sprawling oceans of our planet home. And thanks to passionate photographers, we get interesting glimpses into their lives.

Here are some of the best photos of sea life and a little bit about these intriguing creatures.

1. Green Sea Turtle

This incredibly adorable picture of a baby green sea turtle swimming in the shockingly blue waters of French Polynesia was taken by Nat Geo’s photographer David Doubilet. This particular turtle was named
“cupid” and had a bit of trouble swimming because of an old wound.

2. Bloodybelly Comb Jelly

This was a picture taken by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute of a Bloodybelly Comb Jelly fish. It’s blood red stomach makes it look like a lonely, glowing human heart drifting through the waters.

3. Sea Lion

Another incredible photo by David Doubilet shows a different side to sea lions than most people know them – as they often appear as showpieces twirling beach balls. These Australian sea lion are swimming freely in the Great Australian Bright and it’s a much more beautiful sight.

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