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Of course, the Bible is such a raging gemisch of priestly babble, unanchored to reality in any way, that it's pretty darn easy to yank any interpretation you want out of it, and some people claim it is compatible with evolution.
Apparently, they are just random members of the lumpeninvertebrata, snapped into existence as part of a great sushi gemisch, and not even worth mentioning.
Yes, and what's more, GOD DIVIDES the waters from the waters, in the same way the ancient Near Eastern god Marduk DIVIDES the body of the sea goddess TIAMAT and forms the earth and skies from her divided body. they are just random members of the lumpeninvertebrata, snapped into existence as part of a great sushi gemisch uncorks this sort of thing once or twice a week, often prompting me (amongst others of his readership) to propose marriage.