ROSEBUD WHALE FALL—NEW SPECIES

Hyalogryina is a newly discovered species of sea snail, very beautiful. It is pearly with a bright yellow stripe! It is 3-4mm in length. Oil paint and mica powder on panel.Hyalogryina is a newly discovered species of sea snail—very beautiful—pearly with a bright yellow stripe! It is 3-4mm in length.

Oil paint and mica powder on panel.

AMPHARETID; PANNYCHIA, WHITE GALATHEID, HYALOGYRINA VIGNETTEThis vignette shows the following species as they live on the whale bone and sediment surrounding the skeleton, plus “blow-ups” of each species: AMPHARETID TUBE WORM (a Polychaete which inhabits the deep sea); WHITE GALATHEID CRAB baby on the tube worm; a PARASTICHOPUS SEA CUCUMBER (2′ in length); HYALOGYRINA (sea snail.)

Oil paint on panel.

 

PARASTICHOPUS (orange sea cucumber)PARASTICHOPUS (orange sea cucumber)