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Deep-sea Alvin sub turns 50 ~ http://www.davegranlund.com/cartoons/2014/06/06/deep-sea-alvin-sub-50th/ Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ~ http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/Alvin50th

We Need an Ocean NASA Now Pt.1 | Deep Sea News

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A stalked jellyfish (Lucernaria quadricornis). These cnidarians can be regarded as an overgrown polyp, one end of which has partly differentiated into a medusa. The ‘tufts’ of the feeding tentacles are clearly visible. Photo: Alexander Semenov

18 Mind blowing STARFISH PHOTOS and FACTS Sea star or Star fish (asteroidea), is not actually a fish. The most popular type is the starfish with 40 to 50 “spokes”. They have no brain, or blood. We can find more than 2,000 types of sea stars worldwide.

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Mystery of the flatfish head solved http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120625160358.htm

Larvae: Although adult echinoderms (sea stars and kin) we are used to seeing have radial symmetry, their larvae start out with bilateral as do most vertebrates. These larval brittle stars are an important pelagic stage for dispersal of their bottom-bound parents. They capitalize on the abundance of food in the plankton to support early growth prior to metamorphosis and settlement to the sea floor.

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Life Spans of Marine Life in the Great Barrier Reef — Smarter Every Day Infographic http://smartereveryday.tumblr.com/ 25% of all Marine life in our oceans live on coral reefs. — The Catlin Seaview Survey http://catlinseaviewsurvey.com/gallery

THIS IS GEARED TOWARD ACADEMICS. YET, WE NEED TO LEARN NEW THINGS FOR OUR JOBS ETC. AD TO CHILDREN, ONCE LEARN ING STYLE DETERMINED, UTILIZE EVERY THING POSSIBLE TO ENGAGE CHILD WITHIN THIS STYLE. CHILDREN LEARN BEST WHEN THEY CAN EASILY UNDERSTAND MATERIAL

Are We in the Midst of a Sixth Mass Extinction? - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/03/opinion/sunday/are-we-in-the-midst-of-a-sixth-mass-extinction.html

DRAGON’S STARE BY CHRISTIAN LOADER - Leafy sea dragon looking straight at the camera.

Plastic floated as commercial catch for fishing industry http://cphpost.dk/business/plastic-floated-commercial-catch-fishing-industry

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'Unprecedented' killings of protected sea lions; fishermen suspected - http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/05/12070170-unprecedented-killings-of-protected-sea-lions-fishermen-suspected

Micro marvels: sea anemone larvae

Super-submersible Alvin dives again after refit - environment - 31 March 2014 - New Scientist