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A Sea Biscuit’s Life turns fifteen

When I was finishing my master’s thesis, I created a video to summarize my findings and posted it online. I wanted to share the wonderful things I saw under the microscope—cells dividing, tissues folding, embryos spinning, larvae metamorphosing, juveniles crawling between sand grains. But I also wanted to convey the thrill I felt, seeing these […]

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The Pluteus Trip

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 on my (now defunct) music blog, ccNeLaS. The album is freely available at: https://archive.org/details/ThePluteusTrip Download it, read the description below, and enjoy the trip! Plutei are […]

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biology notes

Larval biscuit

My former—but not forgotten—larval crush is the Image of the Week on @BIOINTERACTIVE Larval Biscuit: https://www.biointeractive.org/classroom-resources/larval-biscuit See A sea biscuit’s life for more.

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biology imaging notes

Embryonic cell division

At some point in our lives, we have all been through that (=embryonic cleavage).

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Face to face with the pluteus larva

Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frontal_view_of_a_pluteus_larva.tif

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Sea biscuit metamorphosis on the Node’s calendar

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.

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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 […]

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A Sea Biscuit’s Life

My video about the life cycle of a sea biscuit is now online! The video is also available on Vimeo. Learn more at: https://msc.brunovellutini.com/