Live corals are the most important yet challenging contributors to the structure of a saltwater habitat in nature as well as in reef aquariums or tanks. Description from aquatic-zoo.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Live corals are the most important yet challenging contributors to the structure of a saltwater habitat in nature as well as in reef aquariums or tanks. Description from aquatic-zoo.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

soft coral, Pulau Menjangan, Bali West National Park // photo by sarah faulwetter

soft coral, Pulau Menjangan, Bali West National Park // photo by sarah faulwetter

Leather star (Dermasterias imbricata):Found along the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Mexico, the leather star lives in the intertidal zone down to depths of about 300 feet where it dines on everything from algae to sponges to sea cucumbers. Meanwhile, it does its best to avoid the morning sun star, another species of sea star that makes a quick meal (well, relatively speaking) of the leather star. Leather stars make up to 50% of the diet of the morning sun star.

19 bizarre and beautiful starfish species

Leather star (Dermasterias imbricata):Found along the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Mexico, the leather star lives in the intertidal zone down to depths of about 300 feet where it dines on everything from algae to sponges to sea cucumbers. Meanwhile, it does its best to avoid the morning sun star, another species of sea star that makes a quick meal (well, relatively speaking) of the leather star. Leather stars make up to 50% of the diet of the morning sun star.

'I love creating keys for identification, the challenge of hunting for bees in the field, and the simple enjoyment of looking at beautiful animals under the microscope for hours at a time. It's the best job in the world,' said Sam Droege

Unbeelievably beautiful: Remarkable photographs reveal the complexity - and alien-like appearance - of the humble bee

'I love creating keys for identification, the challenge of hunting for bees in the field, and the simple enjoyment of looking at beautiful animals under the microscope for hours at a time. It's the best job in the world,' said Sam Droege

Magazine virtuel de photographies et d'arts contemporains. Maison d'édition passionnée

Magazine virtuel de photographies et d'arts contemporains. Maison d'édition passionnée

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