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GLASS SQUID (Teuthowenia  pellucida)  ©Peter Batso
Found on the southern hemisphere’s oceans, the Glass Squid has light organs on its eyes and possesses the ability to  roll into a ball, like an aquatic hedgehog. It is prey of many deep-sea  fish (eg. goblin sharks) as well as whales and oceanic seabirds. (Photo  by Peter Batso)
Fact Source: http://wiresmash.com/amazing/10-unusual-transparent-animals/
Other photos you may enjoy:
Transparent Crayfish
Eye of the Jellyfish
Samkos Bush Frog -with translucent skin & turquoise bones - tinted by biliverdin

GLASS SQUID (Teuthowenia pellucida)  ©Peter Batso

Found on the southern hemisphere’s oceans, the Glass Squid has light organs on its eyes and possesses the ability to roll into a ball, like an aquatic hedgehog. It is prey of many deep-sea fish (eg. goblin sharks) as well as whales and oceanic seabirds. (Photo by Peter Batso)

Fact Source: http://wiresmash.com/amazing/10-unusual-transparent-animals/

Other photos you may enjoy:

Transparent Crayfish

Eye of the Jellyfish

Samkos Bush Frog -with translucent skin & turquoise bones - tinted by biliverdin

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