Far beyond the coast of Eastern Australia, lies the largest and deepest habitat on the planet simply known as “the abyss.” Stretching well beyond Australia’s waters and spanning nearly half of the world’s oceans, the abyssal zone remains largely unexplored. A team of researchers recently managed to capture some amazing footage 16,000 feet below the ocean and discovered some creatures that have never been seen before.

#1 Coffinfish

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#2 Peanut Worm

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#3 Faceless Fish

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#4 Brittle Star

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#5 Pancake Urchin

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#6 Dumbo Octopus

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#7 Corallimorph

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#8 Cookiecutter Shark

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#9 Glass Sponge

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#10 Red Spiny Crab

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