The Pluteus Trip is a music compilation that I created inspired by the life of these nifty echinoderm larvae named pluteus. It was released more than ten years ago in my (now defunct) music blog ccNeLaS. The album is freely available at: https://archive.org/details/ThePluteusTrip Please find the original description below and enjoy the trip! Plutei are […]
Tag: clypeaster subdepressus
Clypeaster subdepressus is a sea biscuit (or sand dollar) living along the coasts of Brazil, the Caribbean, and the United States.
My former – but not forgotten – larval crush is the Image of the Week on @BIOINTERACTIVE Larval Biscuit http://hhmi.org/biointeractive See A sea biscuit’s life for more.
Embryonic cell division
At some point in our lives, we have all been through that (=embryonic cleavage).
The sea biscuit metamorphosis image that I submitted for the Node’s intersection image competition was selected for the November calendar! You can download it here.
Metamorphosis of a sea biscuit
Metamorphosis is a dramatic life-changing event for many invertebrates. It’s the intersection between two distinct lives – larval and adult. It is how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. The process is fascinating, specially when you have the chance to see it happening with your own eyes. You too can see it in the video A […]
A Sea Biscuit’s Life
My video about the life cycle of a sea biscuit is now online! Also available on Vimeo. Learn more at: https://msc.brunovellutini.com/