Without these astonishing submerged landscapes there simply wouldn't be any fish, let alone fantastic jewel anemones, seahorses, dolphins, brittlestars
amongst all the other wild and extraordinary creatures which are part of a healthy marine ecosystem.
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species that don't sense light don't have the arrays, the researchers found.
This led the Bell Labs scientists to attempt to mimic nature's success and design crystals based on the brittlestar
model, with the ultimate goal of building complex arrays of microlenses similar to the brittlestar
's own lenses.
Interaction of ocean acidification and temperature; the high cost of survival in the brittlestar
Corgan's first contributions to paleontology occurred while a geologist for Sinclair Oil in Alaska, where he described a new species of brittlestar
from the Cretaceous of the Yukon, followed by a paleoecological study of Devonian fauna in the region, where he narrowed his interest to mollusks.
2007) and brittlestar
Ophiothrix fragilis (Dupont et al.
Beds of brittlestar
starfish - between outer sands and rock reefs lie large gravel areas covered in a mass of brittlestars
, a kind of starfish, which are preyed upon by red sunstars.
The population structure of the brittlestar
Ophiura sarsi Lutkin in the Gulf of Maine and its trophic relationship to American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides Fabricius).
, on the other hand, makes its microlenses using a "bottom up" approach, in which successive layers of calcite are deposited onto an organic template in intricate patterns to form perfect crystalline lenses at the temperature of seawater.
Microscopic anatomy of the digestive system in normal and regenerating specimens of the brittlestar
Respiration in the burrowing brittlestar
, Hemipholis elongate Say (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea): a study of the effects of environmental variables on oxygen uptake.