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Yep, another β€˜sea’ related post! πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈToday we headed out at low tide & explored the rock pools at a beach not too far from home. We found star fish, crabs, snails, fish and the biggest jellyfish! For my budding marine biologist, today was awesome! Now, we are home watching movies about the Ocean...again! ✌🏻 #autismawareness #aspergers #asd #autismmums #autismmum #sea #ocean #starfish #seacreatures #kids #happy #family #weekend #fun #explore #marine #marinelife #marinebiology #interesting #cute #repeat
Yep, another β€˜sea’ related post! πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈToday we headed out at low tide & explored the rock pools at a beach not too far from home. We found star fish, crabs, snails, fish and the biggest jellyfish! For my budding marine biologist, today was awesome! Now, we are home watching movies about the Ocean...again! ✌🏻 #autismawareness  #aspergers  #asd  #autismmums  #autismmum  #sea  #ocean  #starfish  #seacreatures  #kids  #happy  #family  #weekend  #fun  #explore  #marine  #marinelife  #marinebiology  #interesting  #cute  #repeat 
A not so β€œblue” blue shark
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Turn all worry and expectation into prayer and appreciation, and you can be as happy and smiley as this chap πŸ™πŸ˜ƒ
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A not so β€œblue” blue shark πŸ˜ƒπŸ’™πŸ¦ˆπŸ’™πŸ˜ƒ . . Turn all worry and expectation into prayer and appreciation, and you can be as happy and smiley as this chap πŸ™πŸ˜ƒ . . #sunday  #smiles  #happygirl  #blessed  #beautiful  #blueshark  #shark  #prionaceglauca  #gopro  #mermaid  #scuba  #scubadiving  #marinebiology  #sealife  #ocean  #conservation  #blue  #nature  #wild  #offshore  #explore  #adventure  #naturephotography  #wildlifephotography  #discover  #capetown  #southafrica  #happyplace  #home  #psalm126v3 
Curious fact: How mesmerising it is to watch a Sea Liliec Rawlings over the floor!!! Feather Stars also popularly known as Sea Lilies belong to Crinoid species of the Echinoderm family which comprise of Starfish, Sea Urchins, Brittle Stars and Sea Cucumbers. The word β€˜Crinoid’ or β€˜Crinoidea’ comes from the Greek word krinon, which means β€œa lily”, and eidos, meaning β€œform” which perfectly describes the Sea Lilies.
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Curious fact: How mesmerising it is to watch a Sea Liliec Rawlings over the floor!!! Feather Stars also popularly known as Sea Lilies belong to Crinoid species of the Echinoderm family which comprise of Starfish, Sea Urchins, Brittle Stars and Sea Cucumbers. The word β€˜Crinoid’ or β€˜Crinoidea’ comes from the Greek word krinon, which means β€œa lily”, and eidos, meaning β€œform” which perfectly describes the Sea Lilies. . Congratulations to @crystalimageskohtao for this amazing video of a moving feather star and thanks for sharing it with us! Please check and follow their page for more awesome shots like this! . Follow us on Facebook ( Link in Bio!) and tag your pictures with #thebarefootwalker  for a possible feature here! . #seastar  #featherstar  #crinoid  #scubadiving  #diving  #scuba  #freediving  #nature  #ilovediving  #naturelovers  #fish  #fishporn  #instafish  #coral  #reef  #tropical  #tropicalfish  #didyouknow  #beautiful  #ocean  #biology  #marinebiology  #Instagram  #instagood  #instafollowers  #kohtao 
Definitely a rough day on the water today but any day on the ocean is better than one land πŸ§œπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸŒŠπŸŸ
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Definitely a rough day on the water today but any day on the ocean is better than one land πŸ§œπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸŒŠπŸŸ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ #marinebiology  #marinescience  #marineecology  #womeninscience  #womeninstem  #ocean  #oceanoptimism  #naturephotography  #saltlife  #boatlife  #divelife  #scubadiving  #padi  #scientificdiver  #science  #fieldwork  #fieldscience  #research  #marinebio 
Wow! Look at this amazing #masterpiece of #glassblowing! Beautiful #octopus and #seaurchin! #waikikibeach #honolulu #hawaii #marinebiology
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The @hakaiinstitute winter commute to work: flying low over beautiful snow covered coastlines. #hakaiinstitute #fieldwork #winter #marinebiology #ecology #explorebc #floatplane #greatbear #pnw #beautifulbritishcolumbia
Saturdays are for....Bongos? It was cold and foggy out on Nantucket Shoals, but we caught lots of larval sand lance, a winter spawning forage fish that is the focus of this project.
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not a fan of swimming but 100% would dive right there to swim with the dolphins and feed the sea lions 
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#marinebiology #vsco #vscocam #vscophile #travel #ocean #life #photograph #photooftheday #blue #adventure
A simple "waste" can cost the life of a living being.The lives of those who have no voice is in our hands. πŸ˜ŠπŸ–πŸ»πŸŒŠπŸ’™πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ˜‰
#MarineBiology #Marinelife #worklife #StyleLife #sea #ocean #life #love #protection #conservation #awareness #noplasticsea
The place to be this fine Sunday πŸ€™πŸ’™πŸ€™ just about every Perth diver must have been there πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚#perth #perthdivers #jettydive  #underwater #sundaydive #photography  #diving #art #underwaterart #anotherdayinwa #etsy #saveouroceans #wallart #etsyau #wildlifephotographer #marinebiology #marinelife #natgeo #naturephotography #naturephotographers #animals #wildlife #wildlifephotography  #etsyscout  @waups_club wowunderwaterphotography.com
The place to be this fine Sunday πŸ€™πŸ’™πŸ€™ just about every Perth diver must have been there πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚#perth  #perthdivers  #jettydive  #underwater  #sundaydive  #photography  #diving  #art  #underwaterart  #anotherdayinwa  #etsy  #saveouroceans  #wallart  #etsyau  #wildlifephotographer  #marinebiology  #marinelife  #natgeo  #naturephotography  #naturephotographers  #animals  #wildlife  #wildlifephotography  #etsyscout  @waups_club wowunderwaterphotography.com
The place to be this fine Sunday πŸ€™πŸ’™πŸ€™ just about every Perth diver must have been there πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚#sunday #perth #perthdivers #jettylife #underwater #photography  #diving #art #underwaterart #anotherdayinwa #etsy #saveouroceans #wallart #etsyau #wildlifephotographer #marinebiology #marinelife #natgeo #naturephotography #naturephotographers #animals #wildlife #wildlifephotography  #unique #wow #artwork  #etsyscout @waups_club wowunderwaterphotography.com
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Plastics break up not down. Slowly the sun, waves, and oxygen break up plastics into small ➑smaller ➑  microscopic pieces called microplastics. 
In the ocean microplastics are especially harmful to filter feeding animals (manta rays, whale sharks, etc) and even the smallest organisms as zooplankton ingest these 😩😳 πŸ³πŸ¦ˆπŸŸπŸ¬πŸ πŸ‹ Save all fishies! 🚫 No excuse for single use plastics. ⬇ Shop reusable bottles now, link in bio.
Plastics break up not down. Slowly the sun, waves, and oxygen break up plastics into small ➑smaller ➑  microscopic pieces called microplastics. In the ocean microplastics are especially harmful to filter feeding animals (manta rays, whale sharks, etc) and even the smallest organisms as zooplankton ingest these 😩😳 πŸ³πŸ¦ˆπŸŸπŸ¬πŸ πŸ‹ Save all fishies! 🚫 No excuse for single use plastics. ⬇ Shop reusable bottles now, link in bio.
For most animals, ocean sunfish (Mola mola) are not the most desirable meal. With their coarse, sandpaper-like skin and low nutritional value, most predators would prefer to leave them alone. For California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), this is not the case. These pinnipeds seem to have either acquired a taste for sunfish or just derive a cruel pleasure from toying with them, as there have been many observed instances in recent years of sea lions killing molas. They typically will eat off the fins (and sometimes parts of their flesh), leaving the helpless sunfish to sink to the ocean floor and be eaten by detritivores. Sea lions will often hurl these plate-like fish around in a seemingly playful fashion, not unlike a dog with a frisbee. While this behavior looks a lot like the lions are playing with their food, it may just be a way of breaking off chunks of this tough flesh. Exactly why this odd predation is happening is unknown. It has been hypothesized that it is linked to a lack of food for the sea lions causing them to rely on less desirable prey items, possibly caused by warmer water off the Californian coast or competition with human fisheries. It could also be that high sea lion populations have led them to start to diversify their diet and sample new foods. Until further research is done, we cannot make any concrete conclusions. However, unusual predation like this could very likely be a sign of ocean change.
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For most animals, ocean sunfish (Mola mola) are not the most desirable meal. With their coarse, sandpaper-like skin and low nutritional value, most predators would prefer to leave them alone. For California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), this is not the case. These pinnipeds seem to have either acquired a taste for sunfish or just derive a cruel pleasure from toying with them, as there have been many observed instances in recent years of sea lions killing molas. They typically will eat off the fins (and sometimes parts of their flesh), leaving the helpless sunfish to sink to the ocean floor and be eaten by detritivores. Sea lions will often hurl these plate-like fish around in a seemingly playful fashion, not unlike a dog with a frisbee. While this behavior looks a lot like the lions are playing with their food, it may just be a way of breaking off chunks of this tough flesh. Exactly why this odd predation is happening is unknown. It has been hypothesized that it is linked to a lack of food for the sea lions causing them to rely on less desirable prey items, possibly caused by warmer water off the Californian coast or competition with human fisheries. It could also be that high sea lion populations have led them to start to diversify their diet and sample new foods. Until further research is done, we cannot make any concrete conclusions. However, unusual predation like this could very likely be a sign of ocean change. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #underwaterphotography  #scuba  #diving  #scubadiverslife  #montereybay  #montereybayaquarium  #visitmonterey  #DiscoverOcean  #ocean  #underwater_world_  #canon5dmkiii  #canonusa  #nauticam  #santacruz  #ucsc  #marinebiology  #bg_underwater  #bigbluediving  #thebarefootwalker  #ofactunity  #underwaterlicious  #divingmagizine  #natgeopristinseas  #savetheocean  #conservation  #underwaterpics  #uwphotography  #surfaceinterval  #yourshotphotographer  #wildlifephotography 
The beginning of a life full of challenges and dangers. The #turtles at birth seek clarity in this way to head for the sea, but they may mislead if land lights shine within. When some smart ones can find their way to the sea, they should avoid raccoons, crabs, birds and other animals, on many occasions human beings. Once you get to your initial destination the ocean, they must face seabirds, sharks and some fish. During the first weeks of life, they can not stay too long under the surface of the water and also are not able to swim fast enough and strong enough to save themselves from these predators. So seeing a medium-sized tortoise is already a miracle of life and an example of courage! πŸ’™πŸ’πŸ’š
#MarineBiology #Marinelife #worklife #StyleLife #sea #ocean #life #love #protection #conservation #noplasticsea
The beginning of a life full of challenges and dangers. The #turtles  at birth seek clarity in this way to head for the sea, but they may mislead if land lights shine within. When some smart ones can find their way to the sea, they should avoid raccoons, crabs, birds and other animals, on many occasions human beings. Once you get to your initial destination the ocean, they must face seabirds, sharks and some fish. During the first weeks of life, they can not stay too long under the surface of the water and also are not able to swim fast enough and strong enough to save themselves from these predators. So seeing a medium-sized tortoise is already a miracle of life and an example of courage! πŸ’™πŸ’πŸ’š #MarineBiology  #Marinelife  #worklife  #StyleLife  #sea  #ocean  #life  #love  #protection  #conservation  #noplasticsea 
Just arrived off the ship...
Fusitriton laudandus, Provocator mirabilis, Coluzea wormaldi, Antarctoneptunea benthicola, and Penion chathamensis. Trawled from 500m deep Chatham Rise, New Zealand last week. #mollusk #mollusca #seashells #ocean #underwater #conchology #malacology #shellcollection #marinebiology #newzealand #shells🐚
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No matter where you are, the vast majority of their waste ends up on our beaches and oceans! 
#MarineBiology #Marinelife #worklife #StyleLife #sea #ocean #life #love #protection #conservation #awareness #noplasticsea
Some make it a hobby, others make it a career. Spending all my time in and out of the office, underwaterπŸ’¦πŸ’§πŸ’¦πŸ’§#notroublesjustbubbles #padiwomen #scubadivinggirls
Regram from my girl Brooke @travelous.nomad @wakeupand.dive 
A PLASTIC OCEAN - 🌏🌍🌎 Footage from today in Indonesia. Plastic is a problem that is out of plain sight for most people. It is something that really strikes home for me as I spend several hours a day in the ocean and see first hand the damage our 'plastic addiction' is doing. Sights like these are getting more and more common world wide. And yes this is a global issue which everyone has contributed to. Waiting for governments to step in and solve this before its too late is simply not going to happen. 
An estimated 80 MILLION tons of plastic goes into our oceans each year. In 2050 it is predicted that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. I also read that about 25% of fish caught contain plastic contaminants. The toxins which attach to plastics (heavy metals etc) and are absorbed by marine life which will later be passed down the food chain until eventually we are poisoning ourselves.

SAY NO TO PLASTIC!
With no consumers to support these products by purchasing them, then there will be no need to produce them. 
#saveourocean#environmentalist #clean #nature #plastic #environment #trashhero #scubadiver #blueplanet #ocean #underwaterphotography #scuba @paditv #paditv @natgeochannel #gogreen #sea #marinebiology #olympus #coralreef #mantaray #saynotoplastic
Regram from my girl Brooke @travelous.nomad @wakeupand.dive A PLASTIC OCEAN - 🌏🌍🌎 Footage from today in Indonesia. Plastic is a problem that is out of plain sight for most people. It is something that really strikes home for me as I spend several hours a day in the ocean and see first hand the damage our 'plastic addiction' is doing. Sights like these are getting more and more common world wide. And yes this is a global issue which everyone has contributed to. Waiting for governments to step in and solve this before its too late is simply not going to happen. An estimated 80 MILLION tons of plastic goes into our oceans each year. In 2050 it is predicted that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. I also read that about 25% of fish caught contain plastic contaminants. The toxins which attach to plastics (heavy metals etc) and are absorbed by marine life which will later be passed down the food chain until eventually we are poisoning ourselves. SAY NO TO PLASTIC! With no consumers to support these products by purchasing them, then there will be no need to produce them. #saveourocean #environmentalist  #clean  #nature  #plastic  #environment  #trashhero  #scubadiver  #blueplanet  #ocean  #underwaterphotography  #scuba  @paditv #paditv  @natgeochannel #gogreen  #sea  #marinebiology  #olympus  #coralreef  #mantaray  #saynotoplastic 
Nanananananananananana... Bat Star! 🎢🌟🌊 #batstar #patiriaminiata #marinebiology #tidepools #halfmoonbay
Freezing my ass off doing survey counts, but if you could see my face...pure, unfiltered, child like joy and wonder...though that could’ve been from the quad shot cap I drank in the morning πŸ€”
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This is the Titan Scorpionfish. It is only found in Hawaii. I painted it with Acrylic paint. #naturemeetspaper #mauioceancenter #marinebiology #artist
Good morning from Manta Bay, Nusa Penida! Let’s go find them Mantas... #mantabay #mantarays #nusapenida #scubadive #scubadiver #scubadiving #nature #lembongan #sealife #mermaid #divebali #underwaterphotography #indonesia #underwaterphotos #surf #dive #ocean #uwpics #coralreef #bali #girlsthatscuba #marinebiology #paditv @paditv #divebali #visitbali #baliguru #mantaray β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”
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Good morning from Manta Bay, Nusa Penida! Let’s go find them Mantas... #mantabay  #mantarays  #nusapenida  #scubadive  #scubadiver  #scubadiving  #nature  #lembongan  #sealife  #mermaid  #divebali  #underwaterphotography  #indonesia  #underwaterphotos  #surf  #dive  #ocean  #uwpics  #coralreef  #bali  #girlsthatscuba  #marinebiology  #paditv  @paditv #divebali  #visitbali  #baliguru  #mantaray  β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” HEAR THE SIRENS CALL πŸ§œπŸ½β€β™€οΈ Join us for a dive! Visit www.sirendivinglembongan.com
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Here is a Whale shark feeding on plankton along the surface. They are one of my most favourite animals to ever inhabit the earth. They are incredibly graceful and diving with them is nothing but pleasant. This was taken on an Olympus tough which turns out to be quite a nice camera. 
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Some times we catch fish some times we just catch Ulva
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Y'all! This jellyfish was no joke! When we first saw it I joked it looked like a giant, gelatinous blob monster. When we came up on we discovered that's exactly what it was. It was already dead, but DANG! I do not want wrangle with that thing in the water. Swipe to see just how big this sucker was πŸ™
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Couldn't ask for more... Humpback whale, turquoise water and bright blue sky. πŸ‹πŸβ˜€πŸŒŠ Not bad for a windy day😍

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With only 30 still alive the vaquita is the most endangered cetacean in the world. #savethedolphins #dolphins #porpoise #porpoises #wildlifeprotection #ocean #oceanconservation #savetheocean #marinemammals #marinebiology #oceanography #sealife #oceanlife
Picked up the buoys, time to get our boat ready to deliver them to the next LPA (locally protected area). Please see link in our bio for our campaign. #rajaampat #saveourseas #conservation #marineconservation #marinebiology  #marinelife #stayrajaampat #grassroots #coral #coralproject #coralreef #coralsea #scubadiving #scuba #underwaterworld #kri #50reefs #reefcheck #coralnursery #instagood #wayagisland #homestay #chasingcoral #yearofthereef2018 #yearofthereef #blueplanet #marineprotectedareas
Picked up the buoys, time to get our boat ready to deliver them to the next LPA (locally protected area). Please see link in our bio for our campaign. #rajaampat  #saveourseas  #conservation  #marineconservation  #marinebiology  #marinelife  #stayrajaampat  #grassroots  #coral  #coralproject  #coralreef  #coralsea  #scubadiving  #scuba  #underwaterworld  #kri  #50reefs  #reefcheck  #coralnursery  #instagood  #wayagisland  #homestay  #chasingcoral  #yearofthereef2018  #yearofthereef  #blueplanet  #marineprotectedareas 
Flounders can be found in many benthic marine habitats including seagrass meadows. These cool fish have chromatophores in their skin which allows them to blend into their surroundings. Check out how this flounder’s colour changed to perfectly mimic the effect of sunlight dappled in the seagrass meadow in this awesome video from @phikweg ! #seagrass #seagrassmeadows #marinebiology #marineecology  #Repost @phikweg with @get_repost
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Flounder hoping I cant see him on the grass. I didn't know they could change their skin patterns. Or is this some kind of illusion? When he went from grass to sand I think he changed color to sandy color and did a ninja vanish!
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Flounders can be found in many benthic marine habitats including seagrass meadows. These cool fish have chromatophores in their skin which allows them to blend into their surroundings. Check out how this flounder’s colour changed to perfectly mimic the effect of sunlight dappled in the seagrass meadow in this awesome video from @phikweg ! #seagrass  #seagrassmeadows  #marinebiology  #marineecology  #Repost  @phikweg with @get_repost ・・・ Flounder hoping I cant see him on the grass. I didn't know they could change their skin patterns. Or is this some kind of illusion? When he went from grass to sand I think he changed color to sandy color and did a ninja vanish! #flounder  #gopro  #antiguaandbarbuda  #goprophotography  #goprocaribbean  #snorkeling  #EnglishHarbour  #wadadli  #loveantiguabarbuda  #snorkeling  #turtle  #nature  #weekend  #antiguanationalparks  #seaturtle  #antigua  #seaturtles  #aeriographertv  #antiguanice  #natgeo  #turtlewatching  #antiguabarbuda  #island360 
The mighty whale shark is the largest fish in the ocean, reaching up to 12 meters in length. Seeing a whale shark is a bucket list experience for many scuba diving and marine biology enthusiasts. If swimming with these gentle giants is something you've been dreaming about crossing off your list, check out our offerings for whale shark tours in your next vacation destination! 
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The mighty whale shark is the largest fish in the ocean, reaching up to 12 meters in length. Seeing a whale shark is a bucket list experience for many scuba diving and marine biology enthusiasts. If swimming with these gentle giants is something you've been dreaming about crossing off your list, check out our offerings for whale shark tours in your next vacation destination! #whaleshark  #whalesharkmexico  #whalesharksnorkel  #snorkelling  #PADI  #scubadiving  #marinebiology  #scubatravel  #scuba  #travelinspiration  #bucketlist  #fish  #seacreatures  #vitaminsea  #philippines  #thailand  #bali  #mexico  #tulum  #cancun  @whalesharks @whalesharkmexico @whalesharkcabo @whalesharkdive @whalesharkinn @madagascarwhalesharks @whalesharkindonesia @whalesharkerika @whalesharkdiverscenter @whalesharktour @whalesharkworld
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In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight a select few Marines who have helped make our Corps great and those who continue to carry on the legacy.

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theΒ elegant firefish Β orΒ #purplefirefish is aΒ speciesΒ ofΒ #dartfish native to tropical waters in theΒ Indo-West Pacific, fromΒ #mauritius Β toΒ #Samoa, north toΒ #ryukyuislands and south toΒ new caledonia  from depths ranging between 25 to 70Β m (82 to 230Β ft). It is found over hard, open bottoms of reefs, sandy patches and rubble, as well as deeper coastal outer reef drop-offs where there are strong currents.

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theΒ elegant firefish Β orΒ #purplefirefish  is aΒ speciesΒ ofΒ #dartfish  native to tropical waters in theΒ Indo-West Pacific, fromΒ #mauritius  Β toΒ #Samoa , north toΒ #ryukyuislands  and south toΒ new caledonia from depths ranging between 25 to 70Β m (82 to 230Β ft). It is found over hard, open bottoms of reefs, sandy patches and rubble, as well as deeper coastal outer reef drop-offs where there are strong currents. #reef2live  #marinebiology  #aquariums  #reefing  #snorkeling  #ocean  #marine  #reeftank  #aquariumfun  #coraline  #coralreeftank  #reefpack  #reefcandy  #coraladdict  #reefaholiks  #reefjunkie  #reefersdaily  #coralreef  #reeflife  #instareef  #reefporn  #coralporn  #fishporn  #allmymoneygoestocoral  @infinityaquariums @bulkreefsupply @thecoralconnect
Stingrays like to bury themselves so that they are almost indistinguishable from the mud, which I guess explains a lot of the Rays' recent offseason moves. @raysbaseball #stingray #southernstingray #elasmobranch #flatshark #blueheron #blueheronbridge #philfosterpark #snorkeling #rays #tampabayrays #2018 #nature #picoftheday #wildlife #conservation #florida #naturalflorida #photography #nikon #nsu #nova #novasoutheasternuniversity #biology #marinebiology #ecology #mote #ftlauderdale #sarasota
Stingrays like to bury themselves so that they are almost indistinguishable from the mud, which I guess explains a lot of the Rays' recent offseason moves. @raysbaseball #stingray  #southernstingray  #elasmobranch  #flatshark  #blueheron  #blueheronbridge  #philfosterpark  #snorkeling  #rays  #tampabayrays  #2018  #nature  #picoftheday  #wildlife  #conservation  #florida  #naturalflorida  #photography  #nikon  #nsu  #nova  #novasoutheasternuniversity  #biology  #marinebiology  #ecology  #mote  #ftlauderdale  #sarasota 
Centerpieces made by me for my baby cousins Graduation partyπŸ’™ #bookedNblessed #CRYSTALS_CREATIONS_ #MarineBiology #underthesea #centerpieces
#Orca #Tooth 3D model, scanned for #3Dprinting ! #marinebiology #science #ocean #whale
Ever wondered how big a sperm #whale tooth is? Now you know! #science #marinebiology #ocean
For us, the blue seastar is a small marine creature, and for this tiny shrimp is the central part of its world
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For us, the blue seastar is a small marine creature, and for this tiny shrimp is the central part of its world πŸ¦‘ β€’ 🐠 β€’ πŸ™ β€’ 🐟 β€’ πŸ¦€ β€’ #UWART  β€’ 🐳 β€’ 🦐 β€’ 🐬 β€’ πŸ¦‚ β€’ 🐒 #seastar  #seastarshrimp  #uwphotography Β  #underwaterphotography  #sealife  #coralreef  #oceanlife  #oceananimals  #marinebiology  #scubalife  #uwlife  #oceanart  #underwatermacrophotography  #underwatermacro  #fotosub  #fotografiasubmarina  #scubaphoto  #aquagallery  #underwater  #underwaterworld  #underwaterlife  #underwaterart  #seacreatures  #scubadive  #seanature  #macronature  #myocean  #naturephotography  @natgeoru @natgeotravel @ocean_magazine @discoverocean
Trabajando ando. Monitoreo anual de pepino de mar (Isostichopus badionotus) realizado por el Instituto Nacional de Pesca (INAPESCA) PC Marcela Linares 🐟🌴🌊 #diving #scubadiving #scuba #research #marinebiology #yucatan #fisheries #mexico #buceo #workworkwork #diver #buceo #sea #gulfofmexico
Blue rings - trend of the season
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Blue rings - trend of the season β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ β€’ #nudibranch  #nudi  #seaslug  #macro  #ΠΌΠ°ΠΊΡ€ΠΎ  #reeflife  #anilao  #uwmacro  #oceanlife  #sealife  #marinelife  #macrolife  #macroworld  #underwatermacro  #underwaterphoto  #marinebiology  #macroworld  #sealife  #ocean  #uwphotography  #scuba  #uwart  #scubadiving  #marinelife  #buceo  #ダむビング  #ilovediving  #liveaboard  #naturephotography  #nature 
Today’s find & beach tip: a Portuguese Man-of-War! These cool-lookin’ creatures are actually a colony of many individual animals working together! They’re like jellyfish in that they have stinging cells that work like touch-sensors: when touched or stimulated, they shoot out a tiny spiny barb filled with venom (ouch!). The tentacles are covered with these stinging contraptions- can be thousands of β€˜em on one tentacle. How to treat if you get stung? Latest research says rinse with vinegar to avoid activating more stingers, then soak in hot water. Don’t touch these blue wonders, even when they’re washed up on beach since they can still sting even when dead! https://gizmodo.com/science-reveals-the-right-way-to-treat-a-man-o-war-jel-1794880485 #ocean #marine #sealife #beach #animals #education #kids #vacation #science #marinebiology #underthesea #blueplanet
Today’s find & beach tip: a Portuguese Man-of-War! These cool-lookin’ creatures are actually a colony of many individual animals working together! They’re like jellyfish in that they have stinging cells that work like touch-sensors: when touched or stimulated, they shoot out a tiny spiny barb filled with venom (ouch!). The tentacles are covered with these stinging contraptions- can be thousands of β€˜em on one tentacle. How to treat if you get stung? Latest research says rinse with vinegar to avoid activating more stingers, then soak in hot water. Don’t touch these blue wonders, even when they’re washed up on beach since they can still sting even when dead! https://gizmodo.com/science-reveals-the-right-way-to-treat-a-man-o-war-jel-1794880485 #ocean  #marine  #sealife  #beach  #animals  #education  #kids  #vacation  #science  #marinebiology  #underthesea  #blueplanet 
The name Pelagia Noctiluca means "night light" in German for a reason. Very colorful, this jellyfish phosphoresces when disturbed and can leave a luminous mucous behind if handled. It is called the "mauve jelly" by the British.

Also known as the oceanic jelly, this species is adapted to life in the open water. It is in the class Scyphozoa, the true jellyfish. The estimated lifespan of Pelagia noctiluca is two to six months, and death is usually caused by rough waters. πŸ’™
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The name Pelagia Noctiluca means "night light" in German for a reason. Very colorful, this jellyfish phosphoresces when disturbed and can leave a luminous mucous behind if handled. It is called the "mauve jelly" by the British. Also known as the oceanic jelly, this species is adapted to life in the open water. It is in the class Scyphozoa, the true jellyfish. The estimated lifespan of Pelagia noctiluca is two to six months, and death is usually caused by rough waters. πŸ’™ . . Stunning photography by @unknown . . . . #underwater  #underwaterphotography  #diving  #uwphotography  #marinelife  #oceanlover  #marinebiology  #lovetheocean  #oceanconservation  #oceanminded  #saveourseas  #savethewhales  #emptythetanks  #boycottseaworld  #saveouroceans  #waterlust  #beachclean  #marineconservation  #oceantherapy  #oceanlove  #oceanlovers  #oceanlife  #jellyfish 
Words and photo by our volunteer Yang @ko.away - β€œI’m from Singapore and sadly the first time I saw a shark up close as a child was in a bowl of soup. It's amazing how our perceptions of these beautiful creatures can change so drastically once we take time to understand them and I'm honoured to be part of the Shark Lab now, taking part in the fantastic work that they do for research and conservation. Encounters with sharks are magical and I hope to be able to continue sharing these moments with others through photography and guiding dives.” Photo by #SharkLabVolunteer @ko.away πŸ“Έβ€¨β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”
#bimini #sharklab #bahamas #shark #science #research #marinebiology #ocean #sea #conservation #sharks
Words and photo by our volunteer Yang @ko.away - β€œI’m from Singapore and sadly the first time I saw a shark up close as a child was in a bowl of soup. It's amazing how our perceptions of these beautiful creatures can change so drastically once we take time to understand them and I'm honoured to be part of the Shark Lab now, taking part in the fantastic work that they do for research and conservation. Encounters with sharks are magical and I hope to be able to continue sharing these moments with others through photography and guiding dives.” Photo by #SharkLabVolunteer  @ko.away πŸ“Έβ€¨β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” #bimini  #sharklab  #bahamas  #shark  #science  #research  #marinebiology  #ocean  #sea  #conservation  #sharks 
"I got to the top (of the climbing wall) and I sat on the edge and looked at the horizon and I thought, β€˜I can do this.’ - Gabby of @OutdoorOutreach, show presented by @REI
"I got to the top (of the climbing wall) and I sat on the edge and looked at the horizon and I thought, β€˜I can do this.’ - Gabby of @OutdoorOutreach, show presented by @REI
You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll join us And the world will live as one πŸ’™πŸŒŽ
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Peritrichs are unicellular ciliated protists found in marine and freshwater environments. They can anchor themselves to a substrate individually or form colonies that attach to a surface with a stalk that may branch off to multiple degrees. Living in a colony and working together to survive, feed, and ultimately reproduce like these little protists can help give insights into the origin of multicellularity because early eukaryotic life (organisms with a nucleus and membrane-bound  organelles in their cells) i.e. what we now know as animals, plants, fungi, and a few protists depended on the development of multicellularity of many of their member organisms to survive. Humans wouldn't have been able to evolve without specialization of cell types and complex cellular networks that make up our tissues and organs, etc. The starting point for all of this was when individual cells of unicellular organisms began to work together and eventually through genetic changes, were able to divide together and carry on as single organisms made up of multiple cells that could carry out more complicated functions. For further reading on the evolution of multicellularity, look up choanoflageates and sponge evolution. If you want to go back even further in evolutionary time to learn about where eukaryotes came from, look up symbiogenesis/endosymbiosis. These topics are some of my favorites because they explain how life went from tiny simple cells to animals (us!) in the short span of 3.8 billion years.
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#Repost  @couch_microscopy (@get_repost) ・・・ Large colony of peritrichs (Carchesium sp). 40x magnification. Darkfield. πŸ”ˆ . Music by @lanadelrey 🎢 . Peritrichs are unicellular ciliated protists found in marine and freshwater environments. They can anchor themselves to a substrate individually or form colonies that attach to a surface with a stalk that may branch off to multiple degrees. Living in a colony and working together to survive, feed, and ultimately reproduce like these little protists can help give insights into the origin of multicellularity because early eukaryotic life (organisms with a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles in their cells) i.e. what we now know as animals, plants, fungi, and a few protists depended on the development of multicellularity of many of their member organisms to survive. Humans wouldn't have been able to evolve without specialization of cell types and complex cellular networks that make up our tissues and organs, etc. The starting point for all of this was when individual cells of unicellular organisms began to work together and eventually through genetic changes, were able to divide together and carry on as single organisms made up of multiple cells that could carry out more complicated functions. For further reading on the evolution of multicellularity, look up choanoflageates and sponge evolution. If you want to go back even further in evolutionary time to learn about where eukaryotes came from, look up symbiogenesis/endosymbiosis. These topics are some of my favorites because they explain how life went from tiny simple cells to animals (us!) in the short span of 3.8 billion years. . #microscopy  #science  #nature  #ciliate  #underwater  #protist  #wildlife  #biology  #evolution  #astrobiology  #microscope  #cells  #freshwater  #pondlife  #marinebiology  #microbiology  #womeninstem  #naturephotography  #macro  #purple  #scicomm  #outdoors  #art  #abstractart  #water  #astrophotography  #sciart  #contemporaryart  #earthporn