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Nautilus

tentacle garden

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NYC - AMNH: Milstein Hall of Ocean Life - Octopus
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NYC - AMNH: Milstein Hall of Ocean Life - Octopus

The octopus is a cephalopod of the order Octopoda that inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs. Octopuses are characterized by their eight arms, usually bearing suction cups. These arms are a type of muscular hydrostat. They have neither a protective outer shell like the nautilus, nor any vestige of an internal shell or bones, like cuttlefish or squid. A beak, similar in shape to a parrot's beak, is the only hard part of their body. The Milstein Hall of Ocean Life…

Juvenile smooth Trunkfish,by reef reflections via flickr
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Smooth Trunkfish, juvenile [SDC 2008, 08-263]

This little guy is a post-larval juvenile, about the size of a pea. Got lucky with this one as it was out in the open, not as usually found zipping around inside coral clutter.

The Beautiful Blue Ribbon Eel. (photo by Bonnie Pelnar)
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The beautiful blue ribbon eel

The Beautiful Blue Ribbon Eel. (photo by Bonnie Pelnar)

A Gift From the Sea - Triton shell - from Fiji
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A Gift From the Sea

Triton shell - from Fiji. This is a BIG shell.

Jellyfish
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Jelly fish

Jellyfish

Tide is Out... look at that smooth, clean beach.

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Tide is Out... look at that smooth, clean beach.

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This exquisite nudibranch- Nature is beautiful

Wooden Watches Club, High Quality Wooden Watches and Wooden Sunglasses Handmade from 100% real walnut, zebrawood, rosewood, bamboo, and more. A portion of all proceeds from wooden sunglasses and wooden watches goes towards reforestation

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Sea anenome - what beautiful colours
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Sea anenome - what beautiful colours

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Interview: Intimate Underwater Portraits of Humpback Whales by Jem Cresswell

In this interview, we talked to underwater photography expert Jem Cresswell on "Giants," a series of intimate, black and white humpback whale portraits.

Discus fish - ©Roberto Cortes (via FineArtAmerica) pinned with #Bazaart - www.bazaart.me by proteamundi
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Figure eight stitch on an Authentic Knitting Board Tadpole loom. Creates a lovey double sided fabric - cross stitch on one side and stockinette on the other. The yarn is Misty Alpaca Hand Painted Chunky in Pico.

Figure eight stitch on an Authentic Knitting Board Tadpole loom. Creates a lovey double sided fabric - cross stitch on one side and stockinette on the other. The yarn is Misty Alpaca Hand Painted Chunky in Pico. by MarylinJ on Indulgy.com

Pinheiro, 41, travelled to the Revillagigedo Islands in Mexico from Brazil and dived down more than 130 feet to capture the incredible images of the graceful creatures
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Underwater photographer captures incredible images of a rare manta ray

Eduardo Barreto Pinheiro, 41, travelled to the Revillagigedo Islands in Mexico and dived down more than 130 feet to capture the incredible images of the graceful creatures.

Nemanthus annamensis (Colonial Gorgonian Zebra Anemone)->Cnidaria
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Sea anemone

Sea anemone by catrulz on Indulgy.com

Sea Anemone ♥ Stunning colored underwater sea beauty =) Maliha
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Sea Anemone ♥ Stunning colored underwater sea beauty =) Maliha