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Sea Urchin

The little sea urchin on top is quite unusual. It was discovered by a research vessel near New Caledonia at a depth of 1000 ft. Beautiful pattern on the sea urchin

The British miscellany : or coloured figures of new rare, or little known animal subjects ; many not before ascertained to be inhabitants of the British Isles ; and chiefly in the possession of the author by James Soweby 1804-1806 at the NYPL (

The British miscellany : or coloured figures of new rare, or little known animal subjects ; many not before ascertained to be inhabitants of the British Isles ; and chiefly in the possession of the author by James Soweby at the NYPL (

Some corals contain fluorescent molecules, proteins in their tissue that absorb light from an external source and emit light back at different wavelengths. Marine biologist David Gruber uses a painstaking method of underwater photography to get striking images of fluorescent  corals, including images of moon coral and staghorn coral.

This staghorn coral contains fluorescent molecules that absorb light from an external source — in this case, the sun — and then emit light at a different wavelength. - Credit: © AMNH/D.

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The 16 Most Beautiful Fish Pictures

School of Oldwifes by Alexius Sutandio I like the zebra look to them and the vertical lineup.

Two day old zebrafish larvae, as seen through a scanning electron microscope  https://twitter.com/MicroscopePics

A zebrafish is a tropical freshwater fish in the minnow family. These to odd looking creatures are 2 day old zebra fish larvae. Picture Credit: Jurgen Berger and Mahendra Sonawane, both employees at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology.

Under My Umbrella... eh eh eh      Photographer: Salvatore Ianniello

2011 Ocean Art Photo Competition Winners Nudibranch Category Quick Links to All Categories Wide-Angle

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