Posts Tagged ‘benthos’

A Shallow Water Dead Zone In Puget Sound

Following a possible anoxic event near Coupeville, Washington, the shallow water marine benthic ecosystem died. This is that story…

10 Nov 12:33 AM 18 Read More...

Don’t Get Stuck On It, As It Is A Crappy Way To Live

These Red Sea Urchins are animals. Not a surprise! :). However, when abundant the urchins also become a substrate. And when their total surface area is calculated, it becomes apparent they can actually create a considerable area.

22 Feb 4:52 PM 3 Read More...

A Seining Worm

The strange life of Praxillura maculata, a tube-building worm from the Pacific Northwest which feeds by creating a mucous net hung from spokes on its tube to catch suspended particulate material.

24 Oct 1:17 PM 0 Read More...