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Medicines from the Sea
You may not think of the ocean as a pharmacy but scientists are developing exciting...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:08
A Sponge Crab's Updo
The sponge on this crab's back is more than a stylish accessory. The sponges are...
No, this is not an alien spaceship from another world—it is a baby file clam...
No, this isn't a bundle of paintbrushes: you're looking at a fireworm...
Even when a lobster is still a developing egg, you can see some of its adult...
Blue Button Tentacle
This tentacle belongs to a blue button (Porpita porpita), an animal that looks like...
Lacy Crust Bryozoan
This colony of a lacy crust bryozoan (Membranipora membranacea) started off as just...
A live coral polyp with turquoise tissue and brown tentacles closes its mouth (the...
Sea Gooseberry Larva
These beautiful wisps are the hair-like cilia of a sea gooseberry larva, a common...