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Ocean acidification alters zooplankton communities and increases top-down pressure of a cubozoan predator

The composition of local ecological communities is determined by the members of the regional community that are able to survive the abiotic and biotic conditions of a local ecosystem. 284 more words


Oregon Day 6: Portland Zoo + Extras from Horsetail Falls

So I ended my last post about Horsetail Falls with a sneaky snake snaking under the log. Here is a video of that snake – the Common Gartersnake. 278 more words


Oregon Day 4: Yaquina Head Tidepooling

This was our second day at the coast. We visited a few seaside towns first and saw a few beaches and sights like the Devil’s Punchbowl (which I highly recommend, it blew me away). 361 more words


Oregon Day 3: Oregon Coast, Cutler City Wetlands Open Space, Revisiting Buddy Creek

One of the things I was most excited for for this trip was to visit the coast. There’s not a lot of ocean in central Alberta you see. 432 more words


Amphinema dinema (PĂ©ron & Lesueur, 1810). Juvenil stage

Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Anthoathecata: Pandeidae

4x Plan Fluor / 20x Plan Apo 100x Plan Fluor. DIC / Polarization. Sampled in Bay of Santander. July, 21th 2017. 68 more words

Actinula larva. Morphotype II

Cnidaria: Hydrozoa
20x Plan Apo / 40xPlan Fluor / 60x Plan Fluor. DIC / Phase Contrast. Sampled in Bay of Santander. August, 20th 2017.

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The deadly sting of the Australian Seas

A few days ago, I started reading a book titled Venomous by Christie Wilcox. Such a good book talking about the animals with defense mechanisms that carries some degree of toxicity and how they are the key to creating antivenoms. 531 more words