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Here are some highlights from today’s snorkelling survey, mapping burrows from the coastline to the shoreface. ...


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The fossil record preserves abundant horizontal traces with sediment pads. These traces, known as Nereites , have tradistionally been attributed to worm tracemakers, but then researchers pictured horseshoe crabs leaving Nereites-like traces. I also documentes Nereites-like traces made by arthropods (hermit crabs) in the Adriatic...


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What are those green spheres? They are algae of the species Codium bursa! During today's actuopaleontology survey I also met damselfishes (Chromis chromis), pen shells (Pinna sp.) and sea urchins. ...


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I was excited about today’s snorkelling dive in the Thyrrenian Sea, on the Italian coast. I was there to map burrows, but the richness of underwater life deserved some non-ichnological photos! ...


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I got these pictures of this amazing octopus (within its burrow) while mapping burrows on the seafloor of the Ligurian sea. ...