Possibly the stuff of nightmares, but each of them are very real and live on this planet with us. Ready for some night terror fuel?
Size Average length 19-36cm up to 76cm Location Atlantic & Pacific Oceans Habitat Deep ocean around 170m below the surface Food Slow fish, sea cucumbers, sponges and dead creatures on the bottom of the ocean floor
Size 15 – 35cm Location Worldwide Habitat Deep ocean and continental shelves Food Shrimp, but can eat anything
Japanese Spider Crab
Size Up to 3.8m Location Japan Habitat South eastern coast of Japan Food Molluscs and plant life
Size 0.9m Location South America Habitat Freshwater Food Seeds and nuts
Size 2m Location Atlantic & Pacific Oceans Habitat 50-200m Food Cephalopods, spiny fish and small sharks
Size 3 – 4m Location Warm waters Habitat 40m -1300m Food Teleost fish, cephalopods and crustaceans
Size 56cm Location Mexico Habitat ??? Food ???
Size Up to 6.25m Location India Habitat Rivers Food Fish and crustaceans
Size 30-60cm Location Deep, deep ocean Habitat 1000-4000m Food Anything
Size 13-100cm Location Worldwide Habitat Coastal and freshwater Food Fish
Spiny Orb Weaver Spider
Size 30mm Location Hot Climates Habitat Woodland, shrubs and gardens Food Insects