This oddly plumaged penguin appeared in my Antarctic & Arctic Data Consortium 2015 calendar (yes, I have a data calendar) and I needed to know…why on…View More The awkward state of penguin molting
Today is a very exciting day. Indeed, today is one of the best days ever! The next step in my evil science plans for total…View More These are a few of my favorite species: Paulasterias mcclaini “McClain’s 6-armed fleshy star”
5 years ago today, an explosion in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico lead to one of the worst human-induced environmental disasters in history.…View More Day 1,825
Exciting news for the DSN team! What we do here on this site — our mission and core values — have now been immortalized in the…View More Ten Simple Rules for Effective Online Outreach
Let’s face it, octopuses are just going to be our cephalopod overlords. They have 8 arms, 3 hearts, Moms eat their own babies so the others…View More Which way does an octopus crawl? Anyway it wants.
“if you’re watching on channel one the super sampler is…THE HECK IS THAT?!” And that is the start of an absolutely breathtaking real life close encounter…View More Video: Rare sperm whale encounter with deep-sea ROV
Working at a National Park results in a fair share of interesting encounters. Take for instance, yesterday when my boss emails me and says, “The Coast…View More We are Going to Need a Bigger Helicopter
Snails taste good. Well snails taste good to crabs. In fact almost every facet of certain snail’s lives is completely dictated by crabs. Crabs regulate…View More Celebrity Wax Sculptures for Snails
Just a little something to get your Monday started off right.View More Is Anybody Here a Marine Biologist?
Just near 6 million liters of oil spilled out of Macondo well in 2010, about 6 supertankers worth of oil. The ramifications of the oil…View More Given the choice, corals would prefer oil to dispersant