Starfish & Sea Urchin Larvae
“How I want a drink, alcoholic of course, after the heavy lectures involving quantum mechanics.”
“From bacteria to sea cucumbers to shrimp and fish, and even a few species of sharks, more than 50 percent of deep-ocean animals use light to holler and flirt and fight.
They carry glowing torches atop their heads.
They vomit brightness.
They smear light on their enemies.”
—Abigail Tucker, Smithsonian Magazine
Lost wax cast pendants by Dragon’s Treasure on etsy.
I neeeeeeeeed these! They are so beautifully detailed.
The Anatomical Knit-Hood Series by Ben Cuevas.
“The work is intended to be at once beautiful and grotesque, disturbing yet comforting, endearingly crafted yet fetishistically sinister, simultaneously serving as a meditation on the intricacies of the human form in all its multi-layered complexities.”
“A camera-equipped submersible robot filmed species such as barnacles, crabs, anemones, and even an octopus, all of which are mostly colorless and live in utter darkness at depths of 7,875 feet (2,400 meters), according to a new study.
About 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) east of the southern tip of South America, “this is a new province of deep-sea life, something like a new continent, and it’s a place we’ve been trying to [reach] for a long time,” said study co-author Jon Copley, a marine biologist at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.
“It harbors some of the lushest abundance of life I have ever seen in the deep ocean,” he said.”