The Featured Creature: Sea Sapphire: the Most Beautiful Animal You’ve Never Heard Of
This is the Sea Sapphire, an absolutely STUNNING marine copepod. Japanese fishermen would call a gathering of these creatures “tama-mizu”, or jeweled water.
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photos: Stefan Siebert, http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/bluemuseum, CIOERT, .gif from liquidguru vid
Reaper Cuttlefish | Sepia mestus
(Photos by billunder)
Dollfus’ Stargazer | Uranoscopus dollfusi
che bel pesciozzo tozzo e ricco di brio
(Source: areg, via vincecarters)
photos by alexander semenov, taken in the white sea, where water temperatures drop below zero and light fails to penetrate bellow 20 metres. click pic for description. similar posts
A 15-inch goldfish named Bruce is lifted from the water at a fish farm in Dongguan, China, in 2002. Photograph by Bobby Yip/Reuters
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A majestic rare albino whale shark graces the ocean
Sometimes, Nature puts on a show that leaves Man awestruck. And these spectacular displays by two denizens of the deep left all who saw them beguiled by their grace and beauty. Divers were stunned by the sight of a 33ft albino whale shark as it glided through the waters off the coast of Darwin, an island in the Galapagos group. (Full Story)
A diver has a close encounter wih a southern right whale by Brian J Skerry