Yay a swimming chambered nautilus
I love it! It’s like a socially-awkward peppermint!
Reblogging for that nautilus description. ????
New nautilus? We’ve spotted a single egg in our chambered nautilus exhibit! Stuck on a rocky wall, the egg’s membrane layers form a protective covering. If viable, it’ll take eight to 14 months for tiny tentacles to emerge! Le...
Wunderpus octopus (Wunderpus photogenicus) Bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes) Chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) Stumpy cuttlefish (Sepia bandensis) Ready for their close-up We love watching live cephalopods, but it’s a treat to...
Chambered nautilus: the ocean’s jet-propelled diver To avoid predators by day, nautilus linger along deep reef slopes as deep as 2,000 feet. At night, they migrate to shallower waters and cruise the reefs, trailing their tentacles i...
earthstory: It’s like a swimming cauliflower Spotted jelly! Also known as a “lagoon jelly” because it lives in bays, harbors and lagoons in the South Pacific.