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Believe it or not, this is a photograph of sand viewed under a microscope!  Sand is grains of sediment ranging between 1/16 to 2mm in diameter, and it varies in composition around the world. In this image you have the tip of a spiral shell, a pink shell fragment, a foram, a microscopic but whole shell, a volcanic melt and a piece of coral.    Image: © Dr Gary Greenberg

Believe it or not, this is a photograph of sand viewed under a microscope! Sand is grains of sediment ranging between 1/16 to 2mm in diameter, and it varies in composition around the world. In this image you have the tip of a spiral shell, a pink shell fragment, a foram, a microscopic but whole shell, a volcanic melt and a piece of coral. Image: © Dr Gary Greenberg

HandFish, a cousin to the angler fish.  Brachionichthys politus from Tasmania.  They walk rather than swim, using their modified pectoral fins to move about on the sea floor.

HandFish, a cousin to the angler fish. Brachionichthys politus from Tasmania. They walk rather than swim, using their modified pectoral fins to move about on the sea floor.

Black And Gold Sapsucking Slug - Like so many other varieties of slugs, this particular species is often overlooked by divers because of its diminutive size. As the name suggests, it uses a very sharp tongue-like organ called a radula for feeding, sucking the sap out of seaweed.

Black And Gold Sapsucking Slug - Like so many other varieties of slugs, this particular species is often overlooked by divers because of its diminutive size. As the name suggests, it uses a very sharp tongue-like organ called a radula for feeding, sucking the sap out of seaweed.

Space Shot of the Day: Cathedral to Massive | http://exploringuniversecollections.blogspot.com

Space Shot of the Day: Cathedral to Massive | http://exploringuniversecollections.blogspot.com

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