15 strange animals of the Red Sea
These marine creatures stand out for their odd appearances.
(Photo: Silke Baron / Flickr)
This neon nudibranch slowly makes its way along the coral reef in the Red Sea. With a slimy body and funny gills, it's one of the oddest marine animals in its environment. The horn-like tentacles are more than just silly appendages – they can feel, taste and smell.
Sea slugs typically eat coral and sponges and often resemble their prey. Many are brightly colored to warn of toxicity.
Thousands of nudibranchs adorn the oceans around the world. They're truly a gem of the Red Sea.