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01 Cephalopoda inside out | #NHM_Live

Our first ever series of #NHM_Live was broadcast earlier in the year on our Facebook page. We’ll be starting our second series of broadcasts in June so, before we get going, here’s a look back at the 4 episodes of series 1. 58 kata lagi

Curators And Researchers

Trochophore larva of a chiton. Specimen II

Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonidae

Nikon Eclipse E600. 40x Plan Fluor. DIC (Differential Interference Contrast).
Live specimen from net haul (55 µm mesh size).
Plankton sampled in Bay of Santander. 39 kata lagi

Larva

Chiton egg. Specimen II

Polyplacophora: Chitonidae

Nikon Eclipse E600. 20x Plan Apo. DIC (Differential Interference Contrast) / Polarization.
Live specimen from net haul (55 µm mesh size).
Plankton sampled in Bay of Santander. 39 kata lagi

Meroplankton

Trochophore larva of a chiton. Specimen I

Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonidae

Nikon Eclipse E600. 40x Plan Fluor. DIC (Differential Interference Contrast).
Live specimen from net haul (55 µm mesh size).
Plankton sampled in Bay of Santander. 38 kata lagi

Larva

Chiton egg. Specimen I

Polyplacophora: Chitonidae


Nikon Eclipse E600. 20x Plan Apo. DIC (Differential Interference Contrast) / Polarization.
Live specimen from net haul (55 µm mesh size).
Plankton sampled in Bay of Santander. 35 kata lagi

Meroplankton

The Elbow Squid

Once again Ferrebeekeeper plunges into the abyssal depths of the ocean seeking a bizarre and barely known cephalopod—the elbow squid.  Elbow squid, also colloquially known as “bigfin squid” are deep sea squid of the genus Magnapinna.  390 kata lagi

Ellesmerocerida

Everybody loves squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses…and we all love all of the crazy belemnites, ammonites,  nautiloids, and orthocones which came before them. 246 kata lagi