Animating the Sea: Motion, Light and Eyes

Faculty: Ruth Hayes, M.F.A., and Pauline Yu, Ph.D.

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Deep Ocean

Black Seadevil (Melanocetus)

This deep sea fish is from the family Melanocetidae in the order Lophiiforms (anglerfish), commonly referred to as black seadevils. “Melanos” deriving from the Greek word for black and “cetus” meaning whale or sea monster. There is only one known… Continue Reading →

Bobbit Worm Eunice Aphroditois

by Natalie Pogar The Bobbit Worm, although rumored to have been named after an unfortunate event in the 90’s, is true to have bear-trap jaws and a surreal looking iridescent body. With the Bobbit Worm’s length being 1-3 metres, its… Continue Reading →

Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae & L. menadoensis)

By Kayleigh Faur The ocean is a big part of our planet, so much of it is unexplored. There seems to be more knowledge about space than what’s hidden in the depths of the sea. Gradually we have been able… Continue Reading →

Copepods (Copepoda)

Copepods are marine creatures that live in the deep of the ocean. In the first scene you see a Copepod moving to the ocean floor to dig in the ground and look for food. The Copepod uses its legs to… Continue Reading →

Immortal Jellyfish Turritopsis Dohrnii

Turritopsis Dohrnii most commonly known as the immortal jellyfish are very small simple bodied marine invertebrates. The jellyfish are referred to as simple bodied invertebrates because they have no brain, blood, or other organs. The immortal jellyfish is one of… Continue Reading →

Killer Whale (orcinus orca)

Introduction Have you ever wondered why there is an underlying respect for the orca in the food chain? Why do we, as a human’s, see orcas as a non-threatening mammal? But if you were a sea animal, you would be… Continue Reading →

The Barreleye Fish (Macropinna microstoma)

When living in a world of complete darkness, it’s crucial to develop a way to detect one’s surroundings in order to survive. Having the ability to find light in such an environment would be an advantage over an abundance of… Continue Reading →

The Ninja Lanternshark (Etmopterus Benchleyi)

DeVante Givens The Etmopterus Benchleyi or what is commonly known as the Ninja Lanternshark, is a species of the Etmopterus family with the ability of bioluminescence. Now what is bioluminescence? Bioluminescence is a biochemical emission of light of living organisms… Continue Reading →

Vampire Squid Vampyroteuthis infernalis V.S Moon Jellyfish Aurelia aurita Movements Animation

In this blog post, I will be discussing What I did for my final project. I compared the movements of the Vampire Squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) and the Moon Jelly (Aurelia aurita).  The Vampyroteuthis infernalis, or “vampire squid from hell” are… Continue Reading →

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