marine biology image database


Imaging technique

Different techniques used to acquire images from the database divided in 4 categories: underwater, macrophotography, landscape e microscopy.

Life mode

Each life stage of an organism may have a different way of life. Therefore, this classification refers to the lifestyle depicted in the image.

Life stage

The organisms photographed are not always adults.


Size classes: micro = <0,1 mm; tiny = 0,1 - 1,0 mm; visible = 1,0 - 10 mm; large = 10 - 100 mm; huge = >100 mm.