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Sea Slugs

Sea Slugs: Beautiful Aliens Of The Deep (PHOTOS)

weather.com | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

Alexander Semenov dives deep into the freezing waters of the White Sea to capture the beauty of Arctic sea slugs crawling on the seafloor. ...

Diving With Sea Slugs In Israel

Ben Goldfarb | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Ben Goldfarb

For a small, ocean-loving subset of visitors, this dusty corner of the Middle East is renowned for more than political turmoil. Every year, from February to May, the coral reef off Eilat's coast is an unparalleled place to spot some of the planet's strangest, most beautiful animals: nudibranchs, or tiny, jewel-like sea slugs. While the words "sea slug" probably don't ignite your imagination like "great white shark" or "blue whale," there may not be more spectacular critters in the entire ocean.

From Beautiful Nudibranchs to Coral Graveyards: Marine Research in the Indian and Pacific Oceans (PHOTOS)

Dr. Terry Gosliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Terry Gosliner

2010-10-16-fishpull.jpgEven when local communities make every effort to conserve their reefs, global climate change means more bleaching, more dead reefs, and more ocean acidification.