Certain animals get seared into the memories of aquarists, particularly a 20 meter long worm.
Dr. Shimek seeks to learn the secrets of whelks placing their eggs in the vicinity of anemones in the Northeast Pacific.
I was doomed from the get-go. My really formative years were during the post-Sputnik era, when I discovered speculative or science-fiction literature. As a result, I would have given anything to be able to travel to other, vastly different, worlds.
There are a couple of really pronounced and obvious ecological differences between the terrestrial habitat and the marine one, and no, it isn’t that one is wetter than the other….
One of the puzzles I have had about inverts over the years are those animals with the “wonderfully” visually punning names of Priapulids, particularly Priapulus caudatus, the first species and largest priapulid, described by Lamarck in 1816.