Of course, the most popular undersea creature around here is the lobster:
Fun to watch and catch. And, of course, delicious to eat! Here's a rather blue one:
Crabs are also quite common:
Skates are cool,
If I were this crab, I'd be worried.
Other residents include the squirrel hake
the very common hermit crab:
and here's what I think is a juvenile sculpin:
This flounder must have thought he was quite well camoflauged, because he let me get as close as I wanted:
The oddest creatures I've seen in New England were some squid. We saw about ten of them. They were maybe 10 to 12 inches in length. Unfortunately I didn't get very good pictures of them; it was one of my first night dives, and they were both extremely fast and skittish. I have a really excellent photo of where one was a split second before I snapped the photo... Here's one of my only decent pictures.