Amazing Diversity. Marine life of Antarctica - From the surface to the abyssal plain.
Description: This beautiful poster illustrates the diversity of marine life in the Antarctic Ocean, from the surface to the seafloor. Twenty species are shown in their environment (ice, water column and seafloor). They examplify the multitude of forms and lifestyles in the Southern Ocean. By combining them all in one poster, the beauty of Antarctic marine life, inaccessible for most ordinary people, is made visible to a wider audience.
Author: Torben Riehl, Nils Brenke, Hauke Flores, Michael Schroedl and Rebeca Zapata Guardiola ()
JPG file - 1.16 MB - 2980 x 4213 pixels
added on 2008-08-17 - 6837 views
Periphylla periphylla (Péron & Lesueur, 1810)
Clione limacina (Phipps, 1774)
Umbellula magniflora Kölliker, 1880
Natatolana oculata Vanhöffen, 1914checked Brandt, Angelika 2013-01-18
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)checked Tasker, Mark 2013-03-30
Euphausia superba Dana, 1850
Epimeria rubrieques De Broyer & Klages, 1991
Eusirus microps Walker, 1906
Ceratoserolis meridionalis (Vanhöffen, 1914)checked Brandt, Angelika 2013-01-18
Galiteuthis glacialis (Chun, 1906)
Hyperia macrocephala (Dana, 1853)checked Zeidler, Wolfgang 2013-01-30
Click here to return to thumbnails.
Disclaimer: WoRMS does not exercise any editorial control over the information displayed here. However, if you come across any misidentifications, spelling mistakes or low quality pictures, your comments would be very much appreciated. You can reach us by emailing email@example.com or adding a comment, we will correct the information or remove the image from the website when necessary or in case of doubt.