30 Aug '12, 5am

The Annotated Budak: Cord in the net by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Cord in the net by @budak

Here at any rate at first sight the naturalist will readily admit that he might be on English ground. As he looked more cloely he would probably see large fleshy Alcyonarians abounding on the mudflat, and to some extent replacing our anemones, the latter being only locally common; he might also see large Holothurians basking in the sun, either stationary or crawling slowly over the mud... Hermit-crabs abound everywhere, and at night the shore would sometimes be almost covered with them; crabs and prawns shelter themselves in crevices or under stones or in the sand, and Spatangids, Chaetopods, and Gephyreans make their burrows in the sand or rocks; limpets, too, of a diminutive size it it true, but still obvious limpets, stick to the rocks with the same tenacious grip as elsewhere, and obviously fill the same place in the economy of nature; our common littoral Gasteropod ge...

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budak.blogs.com 31 Aug '12, 4am

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budak.blogs.com 27 Aug '12, 4am

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budak.blogs.com 28 Aug '12, 11am

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