Telegraph’s Earth Picture Gallery this week is a collection of 31 photos of deep sea creatures, all of which are eerily beautiful and ethereally creepy.

Yeti crab

Yeti crab


Yeti crabs live on hydrothermal vents in the South Pacific Ocean, along the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge. They were discovered in 2005, and classified as a new genus.

Ice fish Chionodraco hamatus

Ice fish Chionodraco hamatus


Chionodraco hamatus is a type of Antarctic ice fish, notable for the evolutionary adaptation that allows them to live in subzero waters without freezing.

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