Saturday, March 26, 2011

Sea Angels and other bizarre creatures

A few highlights from an incredible collection of photographs by Alexander Semenov:

First up, Sea Angels:





So strange, I looked for some Youtube videos:





This fellow is labeled "Red Bull. Amphipoda Acanthonotozoma inflatum":




And the label for this creature says, "Hyperia galba inside Cyanea capillata":

2 comments:

  1. Another great post, love your work.

    "Hyperia galba inside Cyanea capillata" is a worm inside a jellyfish.

    Whether it's symbiotic or parasitic is unclear. It is however; very cool.

    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v183/n4677/abs/1831749a0.html

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  2. It's like finding a Metroid in the real world.

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