1: The flora and fauna found on the bottom, or in the bottom sediments, of a sea or lake
Thick benthos layered the sea floor. Rays of sunlight filtered through the water. It caught the reflection of something silvery. I plucked the item from the corral. It was long and slender with a scooped end.
I turned it over in my hands. What did land dwellers use this for?
Stowing it in the bag I had salvaged from a sunken vessel, I swam home. There, I displayed my new treasure. My mate thought my hobby was a waste of time, but the dry world fascinated me. One day, I would go there. I just had to figure out how.