Creatures from the the Blue Lagoon

(photo: S. Jeffries)

Beneath the waves lies the stunning  world of the kelp forest.  This school of blue rockfish casts a mysterious shadow among the towering kelp plants.  Unlike other species of rockfish that hunker down among the rocks, blue rockfish spend more of their time in the water column where they feed on plankton and jellyfish.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Cool Creatures, Research: Fresh from the Field and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s