Friday Cephalopod: It’s snowing and all Christmassy!


We’re neck deep in the holiday season already, so I’m joining in. Isn’t this festive? Just don’t think too hard about what’s in that marine snow.

Comments

  1. blf says

    Excepting that I presume it tends to float, I’d would say a distributing high percentage is plastic.

  2. jrkrideau says

    That photo is a natural for the cover of a science fiction book.

    Did anyone follow the link and read about the vampire fish?

    In recent years, the payara has gained popularity as an occupant in large, “aggressive” freshwater aquariums. Live goldfish are among this fangy predator’s favorite prey.

    Oh great. We are desperately trying to fight off an invasion of Asian Carp and we have this to look forward to.

  3. emergence says

    It’s pretty funny to think that the foundation of the food web for a lot of the deep sea is a constant rain of boogers and dead skin.

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