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The Ribbed Mediterranean Limpet is one of the most endangered invertebrates of the Mediterranean Sea and is classed as being in danger of extinction.
Snail shells coil in response to an lopsided protein gradient across their shell mantles.
Scientists studying deep-ocean hydrothermal vents have discovered that some life forms can survive the extreme pressure change from ocean-floor to sea surface.
The question of why there are so many species in the sea and how new species form remains a central question in marine biology.
Think 'mass extinction' and you probably envision dinosaurs dropping dead in the long-ago past or exotic tropical creatures being wiped out when their rainforest habitats are decimated.
By Crawford, Terry J Crawford, Bruce J Abstract: In Rarotonga, Linckia multifora (Lamarck) exists in two forms: a blue gray type that is found on the reef intertidally and a red form that is found subtidally.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).