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Jellyfish WIP (1)

jellyfish drawing, work-in-progress

I’ve been drawing jellyfish lately… and I realised pretty early on in my attempts that, despite the plethora of photographic reference material to be found in books and online, without access to a real live model I had no idea how to articulate the twisting, undulating, entwining, knurly…

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Hydra- The Immortal Cousin of Jellyfish

Hydra are small, predatory animals found in freshwater lakes and ponds in tropical or temperate regions of the world. They are members of the Cnidaria family (a family of aquatic animals characterised by their nasty stinging cells) along with Jelly fish, Coral and many other organisms. 523 more words


Underwater | Rhizostoma pulmo

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Rhizostoma pulmo, jellyfish in (Xabia Alicante, Spain)

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Benthic megafauna and CO2 bubble dynamics observed by underwater photography during a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2

In 2012, a controlled sub-seabed release of carbon dioxide (CO2) was conducted in Ardmucknish Bay, a shallow (12 m) coastal bay on the west coast of Scotland. 238 more words


Synergistic effects of hypoxia and increasing CO2 on benthic invertebrates of the central Chilean coast

Ocean acidification and hypoxic events are an increasing worldwide problem, but the synergetic effects of these factors are seldom explored. However, this synergetic occurrence of stressors is prevalent. 193 more words


Effects of food and CO2 on growth dynamics of polyps of two scyphozoan species (Cyanea capillata and Chrysaora hysoscella)

Increasing anthropogenic CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is altering sea water carbonate chemistry with unknown biological and ecological consequences. Whereas some reports are beginning to emerge on the effects of ocean acidification (OA) on fish, very little is known about the impact of OA on jellyfish. 251 more words


The Hitchhiking Anemone (Calliactis tricolor), May 2014

Calliactis tricolor, the Hitchhiking anemone
New Smyrna Beach in Volusia countyFlorida; May 2014
New Smyrna 2014 BioBlitz

When you think of sea anemones, you probably think of large, flowering, and brightly colored organisms growing amongst coral reefs, perhaps surrounded by a community of equally bright and colored fish. 462 more words