Viral Photo of a Giant Squid Found in California is Fake · Global Voices
The doctored image accompanied a fake report from Lightly Braised Turnip, which appears to be a satire website. That didn't stop many Web users from circulating the news as real.
Parasitic crustacean that eats fish tongues and puts itself into oral cavity as a replacement tongue | Amazing Science
Cymothoa exigua, or the tongue-eating louse, is a parasitic crustacean that enters fish through the gills and then attaches itself at the base of the fish's tongue. It extracts blood from the fisht causing the tongue to atrophy from lack of blood. The parasite then replaces the fish's tongue by attaching itself to the muscles of the tongue stub. The fish is able to use the parasite just like a normal tongue. It appears that the parasite does not cause any other damage to the host fish…
Megalodon / Diving this weekend?
Stay away from Megalodon (extinct) sharks! Just thought this was an awesome image. Update 2016. Thanks to www.flickr.com/photos/144820525@N06/ I now know this is a bookcover on Steve Alten's book: MEG: Primal Waters. Update 2018: Steve Allen's book is now a major motion movie; The Meg starring Jason Statham.
Scary stranded fish
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