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The Antarctic sea urchin is found on the seabed of the Southern Ocean. It ranges in color from dull red to bright purple, and is covered in spines and tube feet that it uses to move across the ocean floor. 8 meters) long. It does not have a swim bladder, the gas-filled organ that enables fish to float, but is one of few fish that are neutrally buoyant, enabling it to swim without much effort, although it usually stays at the bottom of the ocean floor. What makes the Antarctic toothfish even more amazing is that it has antifreeze glycoproteins in its blood – proteins that prevent water from forming ice crystals inside it.

Antarctic krill molt every 13 to 20 days in their six-year lifespan in order to grow. When food is scarce, their entire bodies, except for their eyes, shrink in size after each molting, so having exceptionally large eyes is a sign that a krill is starving. 44 Antarctic krill by Uwe Kils Antarctic krill are bioluminescent. This means they have organs that light up in the dark, although the exact reason for this is unknown. They are also fast swimmers, able to swim backward by flipping their rear ends – a 45 move known as lobstering – at a speed of 2 feet (61 centimeters) per second when escaping predators.

63 Southern Right Whale by nestor galina The spectacled porpoise is the only porpoise found in Antarctic waters, which is probably why it is rarely seen. It has a large dorsal fin and no beak but is still able to hunt squid and fish effectively. 64 Arctic Animals - Birds The Atlantic puffin breeds in Iceland, Norway, Greenland and many islands in the Arctic Circle. Its bill, which is especially colorful during breeding season, and its waddling gait have given it the nickname “clown of the sea”.

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