Creature Images Available on the World Wide Web

Ben Oostdam, March 18, 2000 and January 23, 2006
I used ALTAVISTA and entered the search category of
"Images", any language. I checked the statistics of the ten highest
"Hot Image Searches" for to-day (March 18, 2000) :

RATING : SUBJECT : NUMBER OF
IMAGES FOUND :
(when name put
in "quotes")
1 Catherine Zeta Jones 95
2 Jennifer Lopez 136
3 Kevin Spacey 120
4 Julianne Moore 41
5 Meryl Streep 88
6 Denzel Washington 80
7 Laetitia Casta 20
8 Neve Campbell 102
9 Madonna 2,304 (caution)
10 Sean Penn 65

After this arduous duty, I did some mowing on top of our hill; then duty re-called me to the principal aim and purpose of this investigation: to assess the availability of graphic images on sea-life on the World Wide Web.
I just searched some of the key terms used in Paul's dive reports for Sulawesi and Bali as well as some categories I considered useful. Please note that these selections are a bit arbitrary and may deal with any taxon from Phylum to Species (although most are fish):

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RATING : SUBJECT : NUMBER OF
IMAGES FOUND :
(when name put
in "quotes")
1 Fish 27,592
2 Coral 5,324
3 Sharks 5,189
4 Moray (Eel) 508
5 Nudibranch 411
6 Grouper 376
7 Sea-Anemone 275
8 Mollusc 102
9 Clownfish 76
10/11 Scorpionfish 71
10/11 Trumpet Fish 71
12 Sweetlips 51
13 Sea Snake 46
14 Remora 39
15 Echinoderms 32
16 Stonefish 23
17 Cuttlefish 6

(to see some of these images, please click here)

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