Currently listening to 2 Hours Of Squid 🦑 from the Krill Waves Radio by the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
About mud dragons
Great episode about mud dragons with María Herranz in the New Species podcast: — Post featured image by Alvaro E. Migotto, Fabiane Gallucci, Gustavo Fonseca, Maikon Di Domenico. Kinorhynch. Cifonauta image database. Available at: http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/media/10461/
InverteFest December 2022
The InverteFest is here. A moment to celebrate the overlooked diversity of invertebrates around us. I’m re-posting a video I made for the Cifonauta account on Instagram showing different marine invertebrates moving around under the microscope. Enjoy! Invertebrate Gallery Check the gallery below to find out the identity of each marine invertebrate in the movie […]
True Facts: Sea Stars
The latest True Facts about Sea Stars is unmissable. The video is filled with delightful echinoderm biology and even covers some recent discoveries on these enigmatic creatures. Watch it!
Live footage of entoprocts! Tiny colonial invertebrates that capture food with a crown of ciliated tentacles
The pelagosphera larva of #Sipuncula. Photo by Alvaro Migotto via @cifonauta http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/photo/10874/
Every master has humble beginnings. Ribbon worms or nemerteans are predators. They use a proboscis full of toxins, sometimes with sharp stilets or creepy branching patterns, to paralyze their prey and swallow them whole. The eversion of the proboscis has an interesting mechanism. It is based on muscular power and pressure in the cavity where […]
Comb jelly swallowed hole
Swallowed Whole – a comb jelly preying on a comb jelly. Just awesome! #ctenophora
Rotifers on a petri dish
Rotifers (Adineta vaga) hanging out on a petri dish. The oblong object on the top is an egg.