The marine ecosystem is one of the most intriguing, fascinating, and mysterious places on planet Earth with more than 80% of it still unexplored in this modern tech-driven age. New species are discovered each year and usaully have physical attributes alien to other species found on Earth.
A video of one such marine creature posted by The Oxygen Project on Twitter has recently left the internet in awe. The video of a Glass Octopus, a rare species that is completely transparent except for its eyes, optic nerve, and digestive tract is going viral on the internet. The Octopus is seen floating peacefully in the water with a transparent body and bright glowing yellow spots.
Glass octopuses first discovered in 1918 are found in tropical and subtropical regions in the deep ocean, they are quite small roughly comparable to the size of a bowling pin. They evolved to be nearly transparent to hide from predators to the best of their ability. Their lifespan is 2-5 years and is usually found at depths 0f 3000ft where sunlight cannot reach.