Creatures of the Frozen Deep: Antarctica's Sea Life

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Ice fish

Credit: British Antarctic Survey.

This ghostly-looking fish has no red blood cells. Glycerol in its blood acts as antifreeze, allowing the fish to stay alive in the frigid Antarctic conditions.
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