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#361 gcbryan

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Posted 14 December 2006 - 04:40 AM

In a effort to close out Creature Feature #57 as we close out the year the answer is: Bluntnose Sixgill Shark.

Someone else please come up with Creature Feature #58.

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Posted 14 December 2006 - 12:54 PM

In a effort to close out Creature Feature #57 as we close out the year the answer is: Bluntnose Sixgill Shark.

Someone else please come up with Creature Feature #58.

:dance: I balme not knowing the answer to this one because of NOT EVER HAVING SEEN ONE!!! :D

:cool1: I'm working on #58
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Posted 14 December 2006 - 02:01 PM

Creature Feature 58

Just in time for the holidays!!
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This critter comes in a variety of different colors: browns, grays, whites, blues, reds, pinks, and yellows! Very festive indeed! And keeping in the holiday spirit, this critter has odd manners like your weird oldest relative at the holiday dinner table, covering its gills in a sticky mucus to trap nutritious food to be funneled down to its mouth!

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Posted 14 December 2006 - 02:06 PM

Christmas Tree worm?
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#365 Dive_Girl

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Posted 14 December 2006 - 02:10 PM

Christmas Tree worm?

DING DING DING (or jingle jingle jingle!) we have a winner!! :dance: You're up! :D
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Posted 14 December 2006 - 02:33 PM

Creature Feature 59

Keeping with Dive_Girl's holiday theme....
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This ornate creature can grow up to 7" in length and is often seen in saltwater aquaria but is native to Hawaii, Johnston Island, and Central Polynesia. It has two English common names (as far as what you'll see tossed around in fish and aquarium guides), and THREE Hawaiian names. One of the common names is inspired by its holiday-inspired coloration, even though, in truth, this species is a pretender to this name, there being another species that can claim this common name legitimately. In addition to this noted coloration, the defining characteristics for identifying this species from similar ones is the small vertical black mark just behind its eye. It is naturally a bottom dweller, particularly in sandy areas with coral rubble and small stones.

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