List: Best-named deep sea creatures

May 15, 2012

When James Cameron traveled seven miles down to the bottom of the ocean, the Daily Beast predicted some of the amazing creatures he might encounter on his voyage. The scientists who name these animals seem to have a lot of fun when it comes to their job:

Big Red

Fangtooth

Dumbo Octopus

Rattail

Vampire Squid

Fanfin Seadevil