A strange creature known as a “sea angel” was seen on video beneath Arctic ice

A marine scientist recently captured on video one of the world’s rarest species deep in the chilly temperatures of the White Sea.

Alexander Semenov, a researcher of Moscow State University’s White Sea Ecological Laboratory, saw a water insect (Clione limacina), often referred to as a “sea angels,” when in an excursion.

A strange creature known as a "sea angel" was seen on video beneath Arctic ice

Semenov and his dive crew are researching the deep depths in search of the most peculiar and intriguing animals that inhabit this dark planet.

The adventurers are now all part of a larger project named Aquatilis, that also aims to bring vital information about uncharted regions of the world and, of course, the creatures that live there and to light.

A strange creature known as a "sea angel" was seen on video beneath Arctic ice

Semenov and his crew found uncovered an extremely elusive dweller, the sea angel, while researching the White Sea seas.

The plankton mollusk is well-known for its bright colors and distinctive form.

Those amazing animals typically reside over than 1600 feet below the waters, making them practically hard to see.

A strange creature known as a "sea angel" was seen on video beneath Arctic ice

Fortunately, this diving team was able to photograph the uncommon species.

These beautiful sea angels eat on sea insects, or Limacina helicina, and reside in the chilly regions of the Arctic as well as North Atlantic Oceans.

Once they hit adulthood, they may reach heights of 1.5-1,6 inches.

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