Top 10 Scary Creatures Hiding In The Ocean You Won’t Believe

Top 10 Scary Creatures Hiding In The Ocean You Won’t Believe

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What’s scarier than the deepest parts of
the ocean? Considering that only 5% of the ocean has
been explored, I’m willing to go out on a limb and say that nothing is scarier than
the deep sea because we literally have no idea what’s down there. Everytime scientists venture down into the
depths of the ocean and take a sample, they literally find a new species. If that’s not terrifying, I don’t know
what is. How’s it going YouTube? I’m your host Landon Do Not Swim and welcome
back to another most amazing top 10 video. PLUG MERCH. Alright, enough of that, let’s venture into
this list of the top 10 scary creatures hiding
in the ocean you won’t believe. Let’s get this list started in at number
10 with the Gulper Eel. As you might imagine, this scary looking eel
has an extremely large mouth that they use to swallow their prey whole. If that’s not terrifying enough, the Gulper
Eel is so adapted to eating large objects, that its mouth and stomach can expand even
further to accommodate food. There is actually not a lot known about this
creature because they live 3,000 meters below the surface but from my own observations,
I can tell that I would never want to come face to face with one of these guys. Apparently they can grow up to six feet long
and they have extremely long tails that they use like a whip in order to move faster in
the water. Snaggletooth comes onto this list in at number
9. Take a look at this nasty underbite. Quick, someone call the orthodontist because
this thing needs to be fixed ASAP. Well as it turns out, the Snaggletooth fish
uses his underbite to his advantage in order to kill his prey. These creepy fish can grow up to two feet
long and they live in the deepest parts of the ocean, so scientists are still trying
to discover more information about them. All we know for certain is that the have sharp,
hooked teeth that they use to snag their prey. Evolution really helped them out because in
the deep sea, food is pretty scarce so you need every advantage you can get. Note to self, stay far away from the deep
sea. And now in at number 8 we are talking about
the Viperfish. These nightmarish fish live at depths of up
to 2800 meters and they are mainly found in tropical waters. Thankfully they are rarely seen by humans
so we are safe, for now. One of their organs lights up which protect
the viperfish from other predators that are moving below them. The light also helps attract prey and they
use it to communicate with mates and rivals. Now let’s talk about their teeth. Their teeth are unusually large and when it
hunts in the dark, their large teeth help to grab hold of the prey so they have no chance
of escaping. And when they catch a larger prey, they can
swallow them by rotating their skull. The Viperfish is one of the most fiercest
predators in the deep sea and the scary part about them is, once they bite into you, it’ll
be too late. Making our way into number 7 we have the Giant
Spider Crab. Normally, I wouldn’t consider crabs to see
scary but these ones are an exception. This giant crab has super long legs and huge
pinchers. These guys are one of the largest crabs in
the world, and lucky for us – they live at the bottom of the ocean floor. These crabs can weigh up to 44 pounds and
they have a leg span of about 13 feet! Is this real life right now? I’m officially scarred for life. Oh and get this, they will eat just about
anything, including corpses. And even though these crabs are massive, they
are extremely good at camouflaging their enormous bodies. And now let’s talk about their razor sharp
claws. They are able to move pretty fast and they
are able to kill other smaller animals with ease. Their claws are so strong and large enough
to pry open mussels and clams. So keeping that in mind, can you imagine what
they would do to a human? Terrible-Claw Lobster brings us in at number
6. This thing looks like he came straight out
of a horror movie. The terrible-claw lobster has one really long,
scary looking claw that kind of looks like a chainsaw. This creature was just discovered in 2010
and it was found 250m below the surface of the water in the Philippines. Am I the only one that is concerned that we’ve
only discovered this thing 9 years ago! What else is living in the water that we don’t
know about?! Thankfully these lobsters only grow up to
3cm in length so his long toothed claw might be the only terrifying thing about him. Even Though this lobster is relatively tiny,
I wouldn’t want to be pinched by his razor sharp claw, I’m pretty sure he could amputate
my big toe if he really wanted to. Number 5 we have the Sarcastic Fringehead. And believe me, I’m not being sarcastic
about his name. This terrifying creature can open its mouth
up insanely wide so that he can easily devour his prey. The Sarcastic Fringehead fish lives off the
Pacifc coast of North America and they are extremely temperamental. That are fierce, territorial creatures that
will aggressively protect their homes. Whenever they sense danger, they will open
up their enormous mouths and show their needle like teeth in order to defend themselves. At first, they will give you a warning by
flexing and snapping their jaws. But if the enemy ignores the warning , they
won’t hesitate to use their ferocious teeth to attack. Chimera takes us to number 4. Also known as ghost sharks, rat fish and spookfish,
this strange looking creature lives deep in the ocean and scientists believe that they
are some of the oldest fish to have ever lived. Take a look at this picture right here, they
have huge dark eyes that look like they are staring directly into your soul. They also kind of look like a robot or mechanical. Most Chimera’s live deep in the water which
makes them very hard to study. But what we do know is that they have three
pairs of tooth plates that protrude from the mouth like a rat. Oh and their teeth are extremely effective
at grinding shells so they can easily eat their prey. Let’s just say that I’m happy that Chimera’s
aren’t interested in humans. Number 3 we are talking about the Tongue-Eating
Louse. This thing is actually super disgusting. Let me explain what this gross monster does. First, this creature will enter a fish through
their gills. Then, it’ll change sex while living like
a parasite within the fish. He will then attach itself to the fish’s
tongue where it will go to town. It sucks out all of the blood on the fish’s
tongue until the tongue falls off. I don’t even know what to do with that information. That is absolutely terrifying and now I’m
going to have nightmares about these gross little creatures. Someone in Belfast bought a fish from a supermarket
and when she went to prepare dinner, she noticed the large parasite in its mouth. (pretend to vomit) I’m pretty sure I’d
never eat another fish in my lifetime if I saw this in person. The woman actually took the fish back to the
store to get a refund. And before you start jumping to conclusions,
the tongue eating louse doesn’t pose a risk to humans but I’d still be pretty traumatized
if this happened to me. Northern Stargazer takes the number 2 spot. If you’re planning on going on a scuba diving
vacation, you might want to consider getting your money back. On this list, we’ve seen a lot of hideous
and scary looking fish and the Northern Stargazer is no exception. Judging by the name, this fish sounds pretty
docile and friendly right? Well think again. This dead looking fish buries itself into
the ocean floor and it will jolt out at prey while opening up its giant mouth in order
to swallow his prey whole. Let’s watch this guy in action. That fish never even stood a chance. This is actually pretty barbaric. I’m never going underwater ever again. And now, coming in at number 1, we have The
Goblin Shark. The Goblin Shark is one of the oldest sharks
ever and it’s often referred to as the living fossil. A lot of this sharks lifestyle is a complete
mystery to scientists. The largest Goblin shark on record was 12.6
feet long and it weighed in at 463 pounds. But it’s possible that Goblin Sharks can
grow much bigger than this. One of its most distinctive features is its
long, flattened snout and nobody knows exactly what its used for. But one of the most terrifying things about
this shark is how they hunt. Their jaws are attached to elastic ligaments
so when a prey comes close enough, they can protrude their jaw which allows the shark
to catapult its whole mouth forward at a distance of 8-9 percent of its total body weight. If humans were able to do this, we would be
able to bite into a piece of food that is 7 inches away. That is absolutely horrifying. Well, after researching for this video I think
I’m retired from swimming in the ocean. What about you guys? Are you still brave enough to go swimming
even though you know that these creatures are lurking in the waters? Keep in mind, we’ve only talked about 10
scary creatures, there are literally thousands more crazy aquatic animals that are just waiting
to be discovered. Well there you guys have it…

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