Diversity and Adaptations

In this gallery

Harlequin shrimp
Hawaiian turkeyfish

Animals in the Diversity and Adaptations Gallery use a variety of techniques, including deception, venom and armor, to find food and to stay alive. Discover remarkable adaptations that enable marine organisms to gain an edge on competitors–both predators and prey. Can you imagine a fish with no scales? How about an animal that is completely encased in armor? Or a fish that fishes?