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This is the internal shell of spirula spirula, a cephalopod mollusc, or the ram’s horn squid. The live squid is rarely seen as it lives in the deep ocean; we only see its internal buoyancy organ. Today was green, grey and foamy.
Today was a celebration of clouds
Marine pelagic gastropod, creates a buoyant raft and floats in the blue layer. The most beautiful purple-blue. (No relation to Molina Molina by Creedence Clearwater Revival)
We were walking the dog a few weeks ago when we chanced on a strange sight. A eucalypt had been damaged in several places, and as these trees often do there was now a thick, sticky sap running down its trunk. Nothing very unusual there. In this species, the sap was a bright, transparent red: […]
I usually post these under the infinite8horizons menu, but today had sky, sea, waves, rain, colour, and detail, so I thought I’d post it here for a change. This is the skeleton of porpita porpita or the blue button, not a true jellyfish but a colony animal like the bluebottle. Thanks to the Queensland Museum […]
Strepera Graculina Are you looking at me? I’m just here for a drink… …and a bath… …Seriously! Can I have some privacy!? No? Alright, I’m off… …and here’s what I think of you!
Caught my eye for closer inspection. Some are scanned from old diapositives, some taken with mobile phones, all are compressed for this site.