A commission for @followingyoucuseyoureawesome, a sweet romance for a cecaelia boyfriend. This story crosses over with my Levi stories because I wanna world build.Read about Levi here and here. Female reader and male monster, includes free tentacles.
You’ve been working with a research team on the ocean. Your teacher selected you and your group by hand to carry out his research for him while he healed in the hospital after a bought with illness. The place is huge and it opens right up on the ocean. When you aren’t carrying out his research projects or tending to labs and tests, you’re out on the ocean.
Your teacher talked often about the research he acquired here while working, going on and on about his adopted son Levi and how the two of them would go out beyond the reef and dive.
“Back when I was a young man, of course, I used to go much further, dive much deeper. I see in you the kind of excitement for preserving the ocean and the life there I once had,” he told you the day he selected you for the special team. “Just don’t get carried away like I did. It took Levi to make me realize sometimes working enough, not harder, is all you need.”
I had honestly never seen a turtle eating before. This beautiful Hawksbill Turtle uses his ‘beak’ shaped mouth to get in the crevices of the coral reef. Although it looks as though he is just eating the hard coral here! Hawksbills are unfortunately on the critically endangered list. Their greatest threat remains the harvesting of their beautiful shell for jewelry.
This group of 700 atolls and keys in the Atlantic are the tips of great banks poking out above the ocean surface. The bedrock is fossil coral, with lagoonal oolitic limestone derived from the erosion and precipitation of reefs and shells bedded above it. The highest point is only 63 metres above sea level. Only one river exists in the entire archipelago. The photo was snapped from the ISS by NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg.
There’s only so much you can do with brachiopods… These guys, however, are pretty neat and actually created underwater cliffs from piling up on each other, some discovered mounds have even been miles across. Zebra Mussels ain’t got nothing on Kirkidium knightii.
Oops I lied! We found out they don’t actually build cliffs, though they DO pile up on each other, just in a flatter formation. So this illu gets to be scrapped. Dang.