A List of 10 Most Dangerous Underwater Creatures

By on April 19, 2013

There are several most dangerous underwater creatures. Most of them can cause serious harm to inattentive or unaware divers. Here is a list of most dangerous underwater creatures that everyone should aware of:

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

It is also known as sea wasp, which are the most dangerous underwater creatures for human deaths. It doesn’t have sharp teeth, even it doesn’t have mouth. But it is the most dangerous creature than sharks, crocodiles and snakes.

Lion fish

Lion fish

It is one of the favorite aquarium fishes, which is well known for its poisonous thorns. This poison can cause vomiting, headaches and various respiratory disorders, which last for several weeks.

Angler fish

Angler fish

It lives in open waters and deep seas. It has very small eyes, jelly like skin and reflects blue light in the water. As it reflects blue light, it is almost invisible to other creatures that live in deep sea.

Stone fish

Stone fish

It is brownish in color and resembles a rock, so it is called as stone fish. The back of the fish has 13 sharp dorsal spines, which make it most dangerous underwater creatures and release toxic venom.

Crocodiles

Crocodiles

It is not necessary to tell how dangerous these underwater creatures are. They can simply swallow humans with their big mouth.

White shark

White shark

They can attack humans when they are hunting for food; it is nothing more than the basic nature of the shark.

Sea snakes

Sea snakes

As we all know that all the snake family is most dangerous whether they live in the water or on the earth. A sea snake can reach a maximum length of 4-5 feet while some species can grow up to 10 feet. Though they are not aggressive animals, the amount of toxicity in some species venom can make them most dangerous underwater creatures.

Fire coralFire coral

You can only look at this creature but you should not touch it. It is somewhat similar to jelly fish. Organisms called anemones are able to produce a power sting from its unseen tentacles. The reaction can greatly differ from mild irritation to serious pains. In some instances it can even cause severe nausea and vomiting.

Sea lion

Sea lion

They can attack human beings as their behavior is erratic and can easily become destructive.

Tiger Shark
Tiger Shark

We all know that shark family is most dangerous, which can grow up to the length of 5 m. Its diet contains a wide range of prey, such as fishes, birds, crustaceans, seals, turtles, sea snakes and squid. So, they can usually eat humans also.

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