2) I once wanted to make an animal that moved without muscles and had a rigid body. I thought it might fly using an ion wind effect between electrified plates. Figure 2 is an attempt at what this organism might look like.
3) Is it a jellyfish? Is it a starfish? Is it a symbiosis of the two? I have no idea. I just doodled this up and decided that it acted as a lantern, lighting up the deep sea.
4) This is an alien that I thought up years ago but only recently drew. It has each major body part (eyes, nose, mouth, arms, anus) out on branches. Each branch end has its own heart.
5) Figure 5 is an exoparasite. The lower part has a system of trachea connected to a pore on the bottom. The top has two grasping pads and a long feeding tube. After filtering the host's body fluids for solid particles to swallow, waste fluid is dumped out the shorter tube. What phylum should it belong to?
6) This is a strange, six-legged creature with two compound eyes, one at the front and one long one along the top.
7) This worm (seen from the top, front end to the left) has fins on its underside and four slit-mouths on its back. The spines/claws along its sides flex upwards to grasp prey, holding it against the mouths that use intense suction and razor-rimmed lips to strip off skin and flesh from its victims. It has a penis at the base of the tail. The spines on its head are probably sensory. I don't know. What is at the end of the tail?
8) This is a spider face with some odd fins. Could they be for threat displays? For camouflage?
Reader Challenge: How does the lantern-star (figure 3) hunt? Why does it generate light?