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Johnson's seagrass is the first endangered sea plant, can it be the last?

Endangered Ocean Creatures Beyond the Cute and Cuddly

Uno straordinario documentario di 6 minuti che mostra le creature più bizzarre che abitano gli oceani. Fantastico! (David Gallo, TED Talk)

RAINBOW PARROT FISH - painting by Amanda Reichelt-Brushett Location: These fish are found in abundance in shallow reefs around the world, including the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and the Pacific.

The white abalone population off the coast of California continued to decline even after the closure of its short-lived fishery in the 1970s. Photo by John Butler, NOAA

Endangered Ocean Creatures Beyond the Cute and Cuddly

The white abalone population off the coast of California continued to decline even after the closure of its short-lived fishery in the Photo by John Butler, NOAA

Corals are marine invertebrates in the class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria. They typically live in compact colonies of many identical individual polyps. The group includes the important reef builders that inhabit tropical oceans and secrete calcium carbonate to form a hard skeleton.  A coral "group" is a colony of myriad genetically identical polyps. Each polyp is a sac-like animal typically only a few millimeters in diameter and a few centimeters in length. A set of tentacles surround a…

Coral - Staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) is an important Hermatypic coral from the Caribbean

Sea butterflies: Extraordinary pteropods in peril

Sea butterflies: Extraordinary pteropods in peril

Mandarinfish...when seeing creatures such as this...I'm amazed that there really are atheists and agnostics!!!

The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet _ is probably the most colorful aquarium fish in the world. It is scientifically named Synchiropus splendidus. _ Amazing Animals: The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals

The white abalone was the first invertebrate to be listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2001.  Endangered Ocean Animals | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

White abalones are slow-moving, algae-eating mollusks. Rapid overharvesting since the has resulted in white abalones becoming the first.

Beauty in nature

A hot pink starfish found on a SW Florida beach. Apparently, starfish can be the most amazingly intense colours but they fade quite rapidly when they get washed up. This one can't have been out of the sea for long then!

Very beautiful and colorful "Flower horn fish"

love knowing God made such a funky-fresh, colorful fish >> Flower horn fish <

Coral Reef in Cayman Islands

The most beautiful color combination ever, orange and pink! Coral Reef in Hayman Islands.inspiration from nature.

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