Tag Archive | fish

CONSIDER THE FLOUNDER


“Orange_ watercolor by kayti sweeetland rasmussen Would you be better off not knowing? Baby flounders look like any other normal fish, swimming upright with one eye on each side of their face. Then they undergo a bizarre transformation: one eye migrates to the other side of the face. It’s like a fishy facial reconstructive surgery. […]

DIVING IN THE DARK


Moonlight glistening on the quiet water as I slide noiselessly into its dark protective environs. Our headlamps look like a busy nighttime L.A. freeway. Everybody going somewhere. A slender tether keeps me from drifting off into the Pacific Ocean. No reef, just open sea another 3,000 ft. down. Familiar anemones and unpretentious sea cucumbers have […]