by Mark Laita

Photographer Mark Laita captures the plentiful patterns and beautifully vibrant colors of marine life that can be found submerged in the oceans in his ongoing series of animal portraits

Dondice banyulensis

Wild Animals, Water Animals, Sea Slug, Sea Pictures, Italy, Snails, Clownfish, Ocean Creatures, Underwater Life

Royal Gramma - The Ferrari of Beta Fish! Is this really a beta fish???

Looking for more colorful fish for your aquarium? It seems that it has become a necessity for fish-lovers to look for the prettiest and most colorful fishes for their tanks. Here are more colorful fish for your aquarium.

просто животные – Сообщество – Google+

просто животные – Сообщество – Google+

Not an angel, but a common clione (and a lovely photo of one too)

The "sea angel", a swimming sea slug, is most beautiful of the deep sea animals he snapped -- not exactly a tough contest to be fair. Mostly transparent, the sea angel's internal organs appear to glow brightly in the image.

orboleta do mar – também no mar de weddel, foi encontrada esta criatura ultra-estranha. Estes animais são sempre bem diferentes em formas e cores, e por isso, são chamados de borboletas do mar.

Criaturas inacreditáveis do fundo do mar - parte 2

Sea Butterfly photographed by Ingo Arndt. Tiny marine shelless snails known as sea butterflies take many forms, including heart-shaped, such as this species in Antarctica's Weddell Sea. via National Geographic

A free swimming Flatworm by: Rico Besserdich

A flatworm has a gastrovascular cavity with one opening. It eats small worms, insects and microscopic matter.