Amazing Diversity. Marine life of Antarctica - From the surface to the abyssal plain.
Description This beautiful poster illustrates the diversity of marine life in the Antarctic Ocean, from the surface to the seafloor. Twenty species are shown in their environment (ice, water column and seafloor). They examplify the multitude of forms and lifestyles in the Southern Ocean. By combining them all in one poster, the beauty of Antarctic marine life, inaccessible for most ordinary people, is made visible to a wider audience. ·
JPG file - 1.16 MB - 2 980 x 4 213 pixels added on 2008-08-17 9 449 views RAS taxa Periphylla periphylla (Péron & Lesueur, 1810) checked Morandini, André C. 2020-01-10 Clione limacina (Phipps, 1774) Umbellula magniflora Kölliker, 1880 Natatolana oculata Vanhöffen, 1914 checked Brandt, Angelika 2013-01-18 Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) checked Tasker, Mark 2013-03-30 Euphausia superba Dana, 1850 Epimeria rubrieques De Broyer & Klages, 1991 accepted as Epimeria (Hoplepimeria) rubrieques De Broyer & Klages, 1991 checked Horton, Tammy 2019-02-21 Eusirus microps Walker, 1906 checked Horton, Tammy 2019-02-21 Ceratoserolis meridionalis (Vanhöffen, 1914) checked Brandt, Angelika 2013-01-18 Galiteuthis glacialis (Chun, 1906)
Hyperia macrocephala (Dana, 1853) checked Zeidler, Wolfgang 2013-01-30
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