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- Christopher Vogt

- Christopher Vogt

Cookie monster is that you?   This familiar face is actually that of a sea sponge. The resemblance is uncanny!

Cookie likey - blue sea sponge is a dead ringer for the cookie mon

Cookie monster is that you? This familiar face is actually that of a sea sponge. The resemblance is uncanny!

Sea Cucumbers: The Ballistic Echinoderms: Sea Cucumber - Holothuroidea

Sea Cucumbers: The Ballistic Echinoderms

Sea Cucumbers: The Ballistic Echinoderms: Sea Cucumber - Holothuroidea

Phyllodesmium poindimiei is a species of sea slug, an aolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Facelinidae

Phyllodesmium poindimiei is a species of sea slug, an aolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Facelinidae

A fisherman from New Zealand was left baffled when he caught this see-through shrimp-like creature swimming near the surface of the ocean. Deborah Cracknell, research lead from the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth,believes the creature is a Salpa maggiore(Salpa maxima). The salp is barrel-shaped and moves by contracting, pumping water through its gelatinous body.  It strains the water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on phytoplankton from the upper sunlit layer of the…

A fisherman from New Zealand was left baffled when he caught this see-through shrimp-like creature swimming near the surface of the ocean. Deborah Cracknell, research lead from the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth,believes the creature is a Salpa maggiore(Salpa maxima). The salp is barrel-shaped and moves by contracting, pumping water through its gelatinous body. It strains the water through its internal feeding filters, feeding on phytoplankton from the upper sunlit layer of the…

Echinoderms - Echinodermata - Photos © Comstock / Getty Images.

What Are Echinoderms?

Echinoderms - Echinodermata - Photos © Comstock / Getty Images.

Coral is included in this phylum. The coral is a habitat for many creatures in the sea. Coral is endanger because of divers and fishermen. The chemicals and dirt on a human's hand cold kill the coral

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