Fish are streamlined for propulsion.

Their bodies create little friction between them and the water that supports them. Light filters down from the water’s surface where we watch them take graceful turns around their tank’s curves.

In another tank, jelly fish who aren’t moving at all, have their dangling tentacles shown off in their tank with back lighting.

The jelly fish are transparent, catching food in their tentacles and letting themselves be propelled by currents or by ingesting water and spitting it out to move in the direction of their prey.

They are other worldly.

Living without a backbone takes friction out of your life and floating with ocean currents is smarter than fighting them. 

I watch out for tentacles, both in the water, and out..

 

 

 

Send this to a friend