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Photos of Miscellaneous Animals seen through a microscope.

These were found mainly on Sunset Beach, North Carolina. If they fit entirely into the frame of the photo, they are about 1/32" to 1/16" inch wide.

Copyright 2007 Jo O'Keefe All Rights Reserved

Neverita duplicata -- Atlantic Moon Snails
Minute barnacles open under the microscope
  
Barnacles
Star coral
  
Center of sea urchin
  
Mouth of dead sand dollar
Top of live sand dollar
  
Tube feed in the lunule of the live sand dollar
Brittle star
Disks of two brittle stars
  
Brittle Stars
Brittle Star and Amphipod
Amphipod
 
Amphipods
  
Crabs, found in seaweed, ranging from 1/32" to 1/6" inch wide
Eye of tiny Stone crab
Lady crab eye
Portion of lady crab carapace
Lady crab rostrum
Sections of Calico crab carapace
Speckled crab carapace
Spider crab rostrum
Eggs on seaweed from a member of the Muricidae (Rock Shells)
Tubularia crocea
Filaments of a byozoan
Sea whips
Mussels
  
Sponges. The last three photos show oscula, excurrent pores