Nat Geo Magazine :: Tide Pools

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I realized I haven’t posted anything about ocean life yet. If you think about it from the view that life evolved from the sea, it’s a little silly of me. The article in the featured link for today is from the June 2011 issue of Nat Geo Magazine. Tide Pools – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine. Be sure to check out the pictures because they are gorgeous.

Tide pools are a good first post for ocean life since they’re probably the most easily accessible way to come in contact with the vast diversity that the ocean holds. For example, the article mentions the writer and a scientist finding nine phyla represented in a single tide pool.

I’m on the hunt for a good video featuring the sea star’s eating habits…


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