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David Gallo shares jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures who live in the blackest depths of the ocean
Jill Hieb saved to School: Science
Molluscs are a diverse group of animals which includes octopus, squid, cuttlefish as well as snails, bivalves and chitons. They are important food animals world wide and some of them for eg. oysters are farmed for eating and also for the production of pearls. Octopus have been found to be extremely clever- for an invertebrate, and can find their way through complex mazes and they constantly surprise scientists who study them. Octopus, squid and cuttlefish can all change their skin colour and…
Helen Verwer saved to Molluscs
Colorful Gastropod: This is a nudibranch, basically a snail without a shell. The word "nudibranch" means naked gill. The tuft of yellow on the right side is the animal's gill cluster. Nobody is sure why some nudibranchs are so brightly colored. Some beleive that the coloration is aposematic, meaning that it tells other animals "Danger! I don't taste good!"
kelly chen saved to Animals & Insects
“The generation of patterns on shells of molluscs follows different possible models and also, similar patterns can be found on unrelated molluscs shells. Liconcha hyerogliphica and olivia porphyria are two examples of similar algorithmic beauty [read more: https://t.co/k9APB2Wuhe]”
CrawfordAJ saved to Natural History
Molluscs that have shells - like pipis, clams and oysters - have to build their own shell from scratch. And they keep building it their whole life, using chemicals from the sea and their own bodies.
Wendy Reisman saved to FBK W Intro Lesson BK
A comprehension collection of fabulous vintage sea life posters by the French naturalist and painter Adolphe Millot. Free to print and download.
Anne Kastanis saved to Illustration
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Gail Tanner saved to Holidays
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Ila Turner saved to All the Lovely Critters