This 30-foot long and 8-foot in diameter jellyfish piece is made from marine debris found on the beaches of Homer during multiple community beach cleanup projects. Homer High School is borrowing the jellyfish and other pieces of marine debris art from the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies to use as prom decorations April 9. Photo provided
The Ocean is a Garbage Can ... Verrier's eye-catching rendering depicts objects bobbing in an ocean. The graphic correlates depth to the number collected since the first Coastal Cleanup day in 1986. In an instant, it's easy to see how difficult it is for marine life to survive in that much detritus.
https://flic.kr/p/UqeLcg | Calcareous red algae - Corallinaceae #marineexplorer | Calcium carbonate, which is a major constituent of reefs and sand in the marine environment, doesn't just come from corals. Many species of red algae also produce calcium carbonate in their tissues to provide structure and discourage herbivores. Recent surveys around Sydney have found that calcareous red algae makes up around 20% of the benthic cover. You can see the white calcium carbonate in this red…
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