In the fossil history of sharks, a unique evolutionary experiment happened much earlier than anyone thought. The largest fishes in the oceans feed on some…View More Before Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks, there were Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks.
Is Flipper a junkie? Deep Sea News has always provided the fair and balanced approach to dolphins, recognizing their essential role in the oceans’ ecosystems, yet…View More Dolphins and Drugs – The Shocking Connections
Bivalves: clams, scallops, oysters, cockles, and mussels, have rich lives and complex evolutionary histories far beyond the deep-fryer. Here are vignettes of four bivalves that…View More Malacology Monthly: A Look at Bivalves, From Both Sides Now
Even if you don’t care much for marine invertebrates, you gotta love Cephalopods. Squid, octopus, nautilus, cuttlefish, they have the stylish panache and quirky evolutionary…View More Malacology Monthly: Cephalopod Compendium
Like seashells but are sick of social media? Hate Facebook but need a hearty dose of marine invertebrates? Want a bigger malacological meal rather than…View More Malacology Monthly: Pilot Episode
Twelve years ago this month, a super squid was captured. On April 1, 2003, a massive squid was pulled up from the sub-antarctic waters south…View More Super Colossal
Coral reefs are synonymous with colorful fish, but in a world teeming with Technicolor extravagance, few fish can rival the psychedelic spectacle of the Mandarinfish.…View More These Are A Few of My Favorite Species: Mandarinfish
You already know that Deep Sea News provides expert reporting, in-depth analysis, first-person research, and sarcastic mockery of contemporary topics relevant to our ocean world.…View More Malacology Monday
The Bird is the Word, but it’s the Wrong Word for the Right Bird It’s Superb Owl Sunday,…View More What the hell is a “Sea Hawk” anyway?
Fanciful common names of fishes suggest there may be an orchestra in the sea, but this is yet another way the underwater world lets us…View More The Disappointing Reality of Musical Fish
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