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Pictures of the day: 5 July 2011

Hundreds of moon jellyfish babies have been born at the Weymouth Sealife centre in Dorset. Aquarists say they have never seen so many jelly babies of all shapes, sizes and colours from many different species at one time - but even though they may look cute many of them are highly poisonous as well.

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Guppies--This is considered a "beginners fish" because they are so easy to care for but they have been bred in so many gorgeous colors and tail shapes they are well worth keeping even for advanced aquarists. I would love to go to a guppy show!

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Three Spot Dascyllus. Head of a three spot dascyllus fish (Dascyllus trimaculatus). This damselfish inhabits lagoons and coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region. It grows up to 14 centimetres in length and feeds on plankton, invertebrates and algae. Photographed in the Red Sea, Egypt.

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Nudibranchs are shell-less marine molluscs that live in seas around the world. They have external gills (frond-like) that give the nudibranch its name, meaning naked gills. Photographed off Indonesia.

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Clownfish in pink-tipped anemone - ©Gabriel de Leon Photography www.gabrieldeleonphotography.com/ (via Facebook)

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