Tag Archives: invertebrate

Irish Spring: Insects and Spiders everywhere

The ground is bursting with new growth and wildflowers are out even though Spring is so late.  Insects and spiders are everywhere. It is hard to take a photograph of a flower without including at least one insect! Bumblebees are … Continue reading

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Around for 500 Million Years

They are 95% water but jellies –  ancient marine invertebrates – never cease to fascinate me!  These are a few snapshots I took recently of some of the jellies at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps. The first photo is a … Continue reading

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Moon Jellies at Birch Aquarium

We have a beautiful Moon Jelly display at the aquarium. We have recently switched to LED lighting for many of our displays. This not only allows us to save energy but also makes it easier to change colors.  Most of … Continue reading

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Jellies: The life cycles and patterns of these ocean invertebrates fascinate me. Here are a few photographs of some of the jellies we have at the Birch Aquarium.I have played with light and color in order to appreciate the amazing variety of designs.

Young Purple Striped Jellies Sea Nettles Bell Jellies Continue reading

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Snapshot of a Lion’s Mane Nudibranch

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