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pistol shrimp- competes with larger animals like the Sperm Whale and Beluga Whale for the title of ‘loudest animal in the sea’. It is distinctive for its large claw, (larger than half the shrimp’s body) A joint allows the “hammer” part to move backward into a cocking position like a gun. When released, it snaps into the other part of the claw, creating a cavitation bubble capable of stunning fish and breaking small glass jars

Empire Shrimp are beautiful creatures, especially when you have a 360 degree view of its habitat via a Bio Bubble!!

A beluga with a halo bubble: A Beluga whale has become a sensation at an aquarium after learning how to blow halo-shaped bubbles. The extraordinary sight was captured on camera by photographer Hiroya Minakuchi at the Shimane aquarium in Japan. He said: “This beluga started making bubble rings when she was seven. And a couple of years ago she developed her technique. Now she blows the water from her mouth to make a current, which is not visible for us underwater. She then blows air from her…

Bangaii cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, male, mouthbrooding its eggs, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

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Mediterraneo e non solo: 230 mila specie a rischio -

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