Connecting the oceans to land are numerous carbon highways. These conduits bring food from land to the ocean, supporting an abundance of life. Our group…View More Alligators in the Abyss: Part 2
Legend has it that Saint Patrick gave a four-leaf clover to a group of his followers; the fourth leaf put there by God to bring…View More The Beauty of Rarity
Remember all the details about the periodic table from high school chemistry? Yeah, me neither. Don’t worry – we will get through this together. Let’s…View More You are what you eat! Using bad boy carbons to understand food webs
You may not realize it but the video below is the video you never knew you needed. But yeah you need it. The video is…View More The Video of Giant Isopods Eating an Alligator in the Deep Sea You Must Watch!
In the beginning, people mused the expansive oceans contained but a handful of organisms. This idea started with Pliny the Elder, who lived in the…View More How many species are in the deep sea?
The year is 1967. A paper is published that causes pandemonium in the scientific community. The discovery causes a fundamental shift in thinking divergent from…View More How is the deep sea so diverse? The struggle is real for late 1900s ecologists
This story starts with my research team currently deploying alligators* (3 total, 2 – 2.5 meters in length) at three different sites 2000 meters deep…View More Alligators in the Abyss
As we prepare for our 2019, Gulf of Mexico, Deep-Sea, Wood-Fall Collection, Research Cruise Spectacular from February 11th-24th, enjoy these videos from our 2017 expedition.…View More Experience the Life of the Deep Gulf of Mexico in 20 Videos
Armed with the lab’s trusty Ultimaker 3-D printer, our imaginations, and endless source of inspiration that is deep-sea life and science, my lab and I…View More 3-D Printing the Ulitmate Deep-Sea Christmas Tree
Vampyroteuthis infernalis or the “vampire squid from Hell” is likely one of the coolest denizens of the deep. At one-foot long (You thought it was bigger…View More The Lonely Existence of Vampire Squids