RARE, Deep-Sea Snails found in Sponge

by | May 25, 2017 | Invertebrates, Reef, Science | 0 comments

snailGood morning, after I did my five days of photography for the Smithsonian Institution off the coast of St. Eustatius, I then started shooting photos for the SIRENAS group which involved shooting deep-sea sponges of every size color and shape one could imagine. One of these sponges was filled with these live gastropods seen above, all of the same species and about the same size, I think there was six of them if I remember correctly. I quickly collected them and took them inside to my tanks and let them loose and within a few minutes they all came out of their beautiful little shells and started exploring. MORE


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