Dangerous creatures found in water
Sea snake -
Adapted to a fully aquatic life and unable to move on land, sea snakes are highly venomous.
Blue-ringed octopus -
One of the most dazzling of mollusks is also recognized as one of the world's deadliest marine animals.
Great white shark - The fact remains, however, that the great white shark is responsible for by far the largest number of recorded shark bite incidents on humans.
Nile crocodile -
An apex predator, the Nile crocodile is capable of taking almost any animal within its range, including us.
The majority of pufferfish species are toxic and some are among the most poisonous vertebrates in the world.
All members of the stonefish family are toxic, dangerous, and even fatal to humans. In fact, they are the most venomous fish out there.
Lionfish are known for their venomous fin rays, an uncommon feature among reef-dwelling fish along the American East Coast and Caribbean.
Sea lion -
Don't be fooled by the sea lion's cute exterior. When agitated or threatened, these super agile creatures can launch a swift attack.
Caribbean fire sponge -
There are approximately 5,000–10,000 known species of sponges found in the world's oceans.
The common or green anaconda is the largest snake in the world by weight, and the second longest, after the reticulated python.
Diving bell spider -
The diving bell spider is the only species of spider known to live almost entirely under water.
Water moccasin -
The water moccasin, a species of pit viper, is the world's only semi-aquatic viper, and is native to the southeastern United States.
A large, mostly herbivorous, semi-aquatic mammal, hippos are among the most dangerous animals in the world.
Sting ray -
Generally passive in nature, a sting ray will attack humans only when provoked.