First, two key facts: 1) Whales and dolphins and all those sorts are called cetaceans. It’s the science word for whales and dolphins. 2) When…View More Awesome nerd joke hidden in Wikipedia’s “List of Cetaceans”
“I fell in love with seaweed at the kitchen counter. I had returned with a sack full from the windswept beach, and as I dropped…View More From the Top Shelf
In December 1866, the U.S. Coast Survey (NOAA’s predecessor agency) began printing tide tables as an independent, annual publication. The first edition, for the…View More First Tide Table Publication
We know almost nothing about Giant Squids with mantles lengths less than 1000 mm (~40 inches). Very young squids are even more enigmatic than adults. A…View More Baby Giant Squids
We are honored to have a guest post from David Aldridge (@D_Aldridge on Twitter) a marine biologist and Pd.D. survivor. He is founder of @Words_in_mOcean. Please…View More How long would it take to drain the ocean?
Mr. T made mohawks and fool pitying a life goal for many. Another life goal for many, thanks to first name Mr, middle name period,…View More I Pity the Species That Doesn’t Decorate
Why masses of giant ocean mollusks invading your city’s rest & relaxation zone is actually a good thing At the heart of downtown Oakland,…View More How Urban Renewal Gets You Giant Sea Hares