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Glaucus Atlanticus

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Glaucus atlanticus (common names include the sea swallowblue angelblue glaucusblue dragonblue sea slug and blue ocean slug) is a species of small, blue sea slug.

These sea slugs are pelagic. They float upside down by using the surface tension of the water to stay up, where they are carried along by the winds and ocean currents. Glaucus atlanticus is camouflaged: the blue side of their body faces upwards, blending in with the blue of the water. The silver/grey side of the sea slugs faces downwards, blending in with the silvery surface of the sea. They feed on other pelagic creatures, including the venomous siphonophore, the Portuguese man o war. This sea slug stores stinging nematocysts from the cnidarian within its own tissues as defense against predation. Humans handling the slug may receive a very painful and potentially dangerous sting.

Real or Fake - Devil fish


Answer: Fake

A Florida taxidermist famous for his aquatic adaptations causes quite a stir on the internet with his newest creature, the devil fish.  

Devil Fish is an excellent Fake. Florida taxidermist famous for his aquatic adaptations causes quite a stir on the internet with his newest creature, the devil fish.  

Real of Fake - Deep Sea Lizard Fish


Answer: Real

Deep-sea lizardfish resemble shallow-water lizardfishes, as reflected in their common names. Adults reach over 70 cm in length, and have a slender, cylindrical body. Their lizard-like bony head is flattened, unlike in most fishes, and an enormous mouth is filled with multiple series of long, sharp and needle like teeth for piercing and trapping prey. Bathysaurus ferox are whitish, grey or brown in color, and are covered in tough scales, which are enlarged along the lateral line. The large, well developed eyes, with large pupils, are evidence of the importance of vision for prey detection. Although residual sunlight does not penetrate the depths inhabited by deep-sea lizardfish, their eyes aid in detecting distinct sources of residual or bioluminescent light. 

Video of a live Deep Sea Lizard Fish click Here

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Real or Fake - Lioness

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Is It Real or Is It Fake?

Plasticus Lioness
Answer:  It is Fake!   

A plasticus Iioness is a plastic toy from Petco. 

Real or Fake - Sea bunny

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Answer:   Real

Sea bunny, named Jorunna parva, lives in the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. That white fur coat you see on the sea bunny slug is usually yellow or orange. What looks like fur are groups of small rods known as caryophyllidia, which cover its back. The two ears that make the creatures look like bunnies are rhinophores, and they help them to identify chemicals in the water that allow them to find food and mates