The Scariest Monsters of the Deep Sea
We took the spook-tacular celebration to the depths of the ocean, where some of the craziest—and scariest—looking creatures lurk in the dark.
- By Emily G. Frost and Hannah Waters
- October 30, 2012, Subscribe
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ocean from the
Smithsonian's Ocean Portal.
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The proboscis worm grows to lengths up to two meters and scavenges for grub on the seafloor. These worms will eat pretty much anything they come across and have few—if any—predators.