Electric Flame Scallop

Electric Flame Scallop from Blane Peruns TheSea

The Electric Flame Scallop – A Unique Looking “Disco Clam” Thriving in Tropical Waters

The marine bivalve mollusk known as the electric flame scallop has earned its name due to its brilliant and entrancing light show that it produces on its mantle lip. Scientifically known as Ctenoides ales, it is a relatively small clam. Its additional nicknames include “electric clam,” … read more...

Upside Down Jellyfish

Upside Down Jellyfish from Blane Peruns TheSea

The Upside Down Jellyfish – The Genus Cassiopeia and Its Most Significant Qualities

The genus of true jellyfish known as Cassiopeia, or the upside down jellyfish, includes 8 different species that thrive mainly in warmer region and can be found anywhere from mangroves and coastal regions to canals and mudflats. The coast of Florida and the Caribbean are commonly teeming … read more...

Rootmouth Jellyfish

Rootmouth Jellyfish from Blane Peruns TheSea

The Rootmouth Jellyfish – A Common Variety of Jellyfish from the Family Rhizostomatidae

The rootmouth jellyfish is unique in its biological makeup as being the only member of its genus. Belonging to the family Rhizotomatidae, it is a large cnidarian that can grow to sizes comparable with that of a human. Its smooth surfaced bell and large mouth are some … read more...

Moon Jellyfish

Moon Jellyfish

Catching a Glimpse of the Moon Jellyfish – Aurelia Aurita and Its Most Important Traits

The moon jellyfish is one of the most well-known species of jellyfish in the world. Belonging to the genus Aurelia, it is closely related to many other species of the genus. A few of its most easily distinguishable features include a translucent, circular body measuring … read more...

Slate Pencil Urchin

Slate Pencil Urchin from Blane Peruns TheSea

Discover the Slate Pencil Urchin – An Overview of the Sea Urchin’s Main Characteristics

The slate pencil urchin is known among researchers as Eucidaris tribuloides, and it is an uncommon sea urchin belonging to the family Cidaridae. Due to its unique molecular and morphological characteristics, it is considered one of the more fascinating varieties of sea urchin currently being studied … read more...