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76 images, 912 pageviews

  • Creation: Feb. 21, 2012, 2:49 p.m.
  • Modified: Oct. 30, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
Dinoflagelate +
Dinoflagelate

Plankton: microscopic giants

Although generally small in size, planktonic beings are giants in stature. Basis of marine food chains, the plankton (Greek planktos, drifting) comprises a great diversity of uni- and multicellular organisms ... Click to keep reading and start the tour.

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81 images, 1629 pageviews

  • Creation: Nov. 3, 2011, 11:28 p.m.
  • Modified: Oct. 30, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
Embryo with 4 cells +
Embryo with 4 cells

The life cycle of an echinoderm

In this tour you can follow the life stages of the sea biscuit Clypeaster subdepressus. This echinoderm is related to sea urchins, but its body is flattened and it lives ... Click to keep reading and start the tour.

Fact sheet

51 images, 1537 pageviews

  • Creation: June 15, 2011, 12:07 p.m.
  • Modified: Oct. 30, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
Araçá Bay +
Araçá Bay
Product of a day of fishing in the bay.

Araçá Bay

The Araçá Bay (São Sebastião, State of São Paulo), within one of Brazil’s most beautiful coastlines, has small relict mangrove stands and a very diverse marine ecosystem. As such, the ... Click to keep reading and start the tour.

Fact sheet

119 images, 2496 pageviews

  • Creation: May 2, 2011, 12:35 p.m.
  • Modified: Oct. 30, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Comb jelly or ctenophore +
Comb jelly or ctenophore
Cydippid larva.

Fact sheet

57 images, 1552 pageviews

  • Creation: March 21, 2011, midnight
  • Modified: Oct. 30, 2016, 6:21 p.m.