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Arctic Biologist Alexander Semenov’s Striking Underwater Arctic Sea Life Photos ~ Sci Tech Update

Pteropod mollusk sea angel (Clione limacina) found under the White Sea in the Russian Arctic waters-Russian-Arctic. by Alexander Semenov, White Sea Biological Station, Russia

Sea angel l'ange marin - clione limacina

for-science-sake: “ The Sea Angel (Gymnosomata) Is a group of sea slug that grow no larger than These obscure little creatures are found in a wide range of habitats from polar to tropical regions.

Not an angel, but a common clione (and a lovely photo of one too)

The "sea angel", a swimming sea slug, is most beautiful of the deep sea animals he snapped -- not exactly a tough contest to be fair. Mostly transparent, the sea angel's internal organs appear to glow brightly in the image.

Expedição que partirá em 2015 pretende documentar animais das profundezas dos Oceanos Atlântico, Pacífico e Índico.

Equipe desbravará 56 mil km das profundezas dos Oceanos

Pteropoda - Clione limacina feeding on Limacina helicina


Flabellina trophina Nudibranch - Baranof Island, Alaska (by Jim Patterson) Bizarre sea creatures called nudibranchs (suggested by amaithespian).

Janolus cristatus, um nudibrânquio que vive no Atlântico, no Nordeste da Noruega e até o Marrocos, e no Mediterrâneo Ocidental.  Fotografia: Rai Fernandez.

Janolus cristatus,sea slug, its body is transparent so in this pic you can actually see its intestines! The glowing blue tips are so pretty

Deep Sea Balloon party

Then we have the Axolotl. which is rather like alien life.

Nudibranch kabuğu olmayan bir salyangoz türüdür.

Multicolored Nudibranch Photograph by Mohammed Alsaleh, My Shot Generally oblong in shape, nudibranchs can be thick or flattened, long or short, ornately colored or drab to match their surroundings. Some max out at a quarter of an inch millimeters)

Água-viva imortal (Turritopsis dohrnii)“O que é imortal não morre no final” (LEAH, Sandy) Esta espécie de água-viva é o “Benjamin Button” do oceano. Encontrado em 1988 pelo então estudante de biologia marinha Christian Sommer, este curioso ser exibiu um comportamento que intrigou o pesquisador alemão: a água-viva se recusava a morrer

5 animais (biologicamente) imortais

How to Live Forever? Be a Jellyfish Hank introduces us to another amazing organism - the "immortal jellyfish," Turritopsis dohrnii - and explains how it can extend its life cycle indefinitely through a process known as transdifferentiation.

Emperor Shrimp on a Sea Cucumber by Alastair Pollock,

Emperor Shrimp on a Sea Cucumber by Alastair Pollock, - The ethology of emotions and empathy