Limpsets - Snails of Rocky Shores (1)

Limpets – Snails of Rocky Shores

Limpets attached to rocks are a familiar sight around our coastline. Their shells are exposed to the relentless pull of the tides. But the animals inside clamp themselves to the rock surface, safely secured...
There are no longer hidden below the surface but open to inspection, they are to be found in the random struggle of the Strandline.

The Strandline – Whim of the Waves

Representatives of the great hidden storehouse of life in seas from the most primitive hydroid to an enormous whale-may, on the whim of the waves, be cast up on the beach. No longer hidden...
Rock Drilling Shellfish Boring bivalves are unkindly names extraordinary shellfish, use their hard shells to cut their way into rocks & wood.

The Amazing Rock Drilling Shellfish

Boring bivalves, as science unkindly names these extraordinary shellfish, use their hard shells to cut their way into rocks and wood. A bivalve is a mollusc a member of the same group as slugs...
Vast majority of Weever Fish is harmless to man! A sizeable number with deadly stings, poisonous flesh or ability to give electrical shocks.

Weever Fish – Danger on the Beach

Although the vast majority of Weever Fish throughout the world are harmless to man! There is a sizeable number with deadly stings, poisonous flesh or the ability to give hefty electrical shocks. The weever...
Flying Fishes

The Exocoetidae and Other Flying Fishes

How do the members of Exocoetidae compare to other flyers? Researchers traditionally group flying fish with all the other vertebrate gliders: “flying” frogs with their expanded webbing on the front and hind feet. Draco, the flying...
Flying Fish - How to Fly

Flying Fish – How to Fly Fish?

Yes, you heard correctly, a fish can fly? But question is how to fly fish? People flying in airplanes invariably think of birds in flight and often draw analogies between the aerodynamic design of...

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