Most Dangerous Underwater PredatorsPeople have been researching dangerous stuff in the world in every
aspect. Very few have researched deep beneath the surface of the oceans
of earth. These animals may be dangerous but are even cooler so!
The Top Ten
1 Box Jellyfish Box jellyfish are cnidarian invertebrates distinguished by their cube-shaped medusae. Some species of box jellyfish produce extremely potent venom: Chironex fleckeri, Carukia barnesi and Malo kingi.
2 Great White Shark The great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
3 Goblin Shark
4 Tiger Shark The tiger shark is a species of requiem shark and the only extant member of the genus Galeocerdo. It is a large macropredator, capable of attaining a length over 5 m. Populations are found in many tropical and temperate waters, especially around central Pacific islands.
5 Blue Ringed Octopus
6 Stonefish Synanceia is a genus of fish of the family Synanceiidae, the stonefishes, whose members are venomous, dangerous, and even fatal to humans. It is one of the most venomous fish known. They are found in the coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific.
7 The Black Swallower
8 Viperfish A viperfish is any species of marine fish in the genus Chauliodus. Viperfish are characterized by long, needle-like teeth and hinged lower jaws. A typical viperfish grows to lengths of 30 to 60 cm.
10 Megamouth Shark Megamouth sharks are a species of deepwater shark. The first one of this species was discovered in 1976 when a U.S. naval ship discovered something very strange caught on its sea anchor. Scientists dubbed it megamouth for obvious reasons. Since then, the megamouth shark has proved to be extremely elusive. ...read more.
"Dangerous? " To whom? They're plankton-eaters, just like basking and whale sharks.
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