|Eternalurker - 2013-07-25 |
What a handsome, serious-faced fine fellow!
|mouser - 2013-07-25 |
The sea's equivalent of the Platypus.
|morva - 2013-07-25 |
Holy shit, so thats what that weird thing I caught was.
|garcet71283 - 2013-07-25 |
Neat, although apparently they aren't used as legs and are used to stir up the sea floor when looking for food.
Also, Pets of the Elder Gods tag please.
|chumbucket - 2013-07-25 |
"ya lousy bum!"
|Killer Joe - 2013-07-25 |
I went snorkeling for the first time a few weeks back and saw one of these things scuttling around. I would've done a spit take if I could've.
|Jet Bin Fever - 2013-07-25 |
But what does it taste like, fish or crab?
not meant as a reply, whoops
|Caminante Nocturno - 2013-07-25 |
It's just trying to cover up the fact that it never learned how to swim.
|memedumpster - 2013-07-25 |
Ladies and gentlemen, Crab Liberace.
|blase - 2013-07-25 |
In Intelligent Design world, this is what happened when the Sid kid snuck into the studio.
|kingarthur - 2013-07-25 |
Ever read Gyo? Yikes.
my immediate thought the first time I saw this
|Mr. Purple Cat Esq. - 2013-07-25 |
What part of the body plan are those "legs" ??
Are they fingers?
Or just overdeveloped shoulder hairs or something!?
Mr. Purple Cat Esq.
s'ok wikipedia to the rescue..
Sea robins have six spiny "legs", three on each side. These legs are actually flexible spines that were once part of the pectoral fin. Over time, the spines separated themselves from the rest of the fin, developing into feeler-like "forelegs." The pelvic fins have been thought to let the fish "walk" on the bottom, but are really used to stir up food. The first three rays of the pectoral fins are membrane free and used for chemoreception.
|cognitivedissonance - 2013-07-25 |
Now show us a Sea Batman.
|dairyqueenlatifah - 2013-07-25 |
It looks like something out of Half-Life.
|Binro the Heretic - 2013-07-25 |
In a parallel universe, these things not only made it to land, they conquered the skies.
|bac - 2013-07-25 |
FISH DON'T HAVE LEGS!!! Stop messing with my head!
|Rodents of Unusual Size - 2013-07-26 |
The ocean has its very own Freddy Krueger. Huh. Nightmare Fish wants a huuuuuuuuuuuuug!
The More You Know.
|gravelstudios - 2013-07-26 |
I just thought a sea robin was something the B 52s made up. Wow, it's real.
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