Comb Jellyfish

Comb jellyfishThis ocean creature is known as a comb jellyfish. I cannot think of a more inappropriate name. It is not a fish, it does not seem to resemble jelly, and it certainly does not resemble a comb.

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Puffer Fish

The puffer fish (or blowfish, or globefish) is probably the second most poisonous vertebrate (the most poisonous being a golden frog).

In Japan, Korea and China it is prepared by specially licensed chefs and is often eaten raw. I once ate it. The flavour was good, but no better than many other fish.

New eel

Last year this eel was found for the first time in an ocean cave in Palau.

It is so different from common eels that it is not only a new species, it is a new genus too, Protoanguilla palau is its full name, and it has been around for millions of years.

It is thought that there are thousands and thousands of animals still waiting to be discovered, especially in the oceans and underground.