Underwater experiments

  • Underwater experiments by Alexander Semenov 
    (gallery from Behance network)

    This is only small part of his underwater work at the White Sea Biological Station. When he went underwater for the first time he was absolutely shocked. White Sea showed him another world with it's own aliens, and some of them were really amazing creatures. And... here they are: 
  • Lion's mane jellyfish Cyanea capillata
  • Moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita
  • Cyanea capillata. It's maximum size is 2m bell diameter with 35m tentacles. 
  • Jellyfish parasite Hyperia galba
  • Hyperia galba inside Cyanea capillata
  • Hyperia galba inside Aurelia aurita
  • Comb jelly Bolinopsis infundibuliformis
  • Comb jelly Beroe cucumis
  • 1cm hydromedusae Aglantha digitale
  • Sea butterflies Limacina helicina. They are food for Sea angels.
  • Pteropod mollusk Sea angel or Clione limacina hunting
  • Sea angel common view...
  • ...and his hunter form
  • Silent predator, hydrozoan Tubularia indivisa
  • Hydrozoan colony of Ectopleura larynx (Tubularia larymx)
  • Red Bull. Amphipoda Acanthonotozoma inflatum.
  • White knight. Amphipoda Acanthonotozoma cristatum.
  • Sitting jellyfish Lucernaria bathyphila
  • Unknown specimen of Lucernaria
  • Chitons Tonicella marmorea
  • Plumose anemone Metridium senile
  • Metridium senile from the top
  • Sea slug (Nudibranchia) Coryphella verrucosa
  • Sea slug Coryphella polaris
  • Sea slug Aeolidia papillosa
  • Very rare translucent form of Dendronotus frondosus sea slug
  • Skeleton shrimp Caprella septentrionalis
  • Nereis virens head (Polychaeta)


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