Unknown Underwater Species Caught on Camera for the First Time

By Casey Chan on at

Our oceans hide so many breathtakingly beautiful species that don’t look like they’re from our planet that I sometimes wonder if the aliens have already arrived and just decided to call the deep sea home. Case in point: Just check out this whole bunch of unknown underwater species that were discovered near Puerto Rico and caught on camera for the first time. They’re amazing!

The from outer space-looking creatures were discovered from the unchartered deep-sea ecosystem and seafloor of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. We saw a glimpse of some of them before, here’s a collection of some of the wilder ones.