It all started with this Tweet. So, uh, I just learned that this is what a pufferfish skeleton looks like, and I think you all…View More You Should Definitely Know about Pufferfish Skeletons
Guest post by William Gearty (Ph.D. Student at Stanford University) It’s summertime and you’re sweating from the heat and humidity. You jump in the pool…View More So, You Want to Live in the Water? A Tale of Why Aquatic Mammals are So Big
Megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon) is the largest shark, at a magnificent maximum length of 18 meters (59 feet), to ever have dwelled in the oceans. We…View More How We Know Megalodon Doesn’t Still Exist?
This is a guest post by Dr. Danna Staaf, a science writer with a PhD in marine biology from Stanford University. Her first book, Squid…View More How the Squid Lost Its Shell
For a long time when I thought of the violet snail I thought of hopelessness. I first learned about it after moving to a new…View More The harrowing life of the violet snail
Today’s guest post is by Natasha Phillips, a marine biologist and PhD researcher based at Queen’s University Belfast, interested in the movement ecology, diet and…View More Trolling in the deep: from raging rants to support of the strange
If I were ever to write a Little Golden Book on par with The Poky Little Puppy it would about cute, little, and red, deep-sea…View More The Little Strawberry Squid with the Big Eye
Recently a couple of interesting posts sparked some introspection on how I view, label, and discuss the denizens of the oceans. Carla Litchfield, Senior Lecturer, School…View More So yeah ocean sunfish are ridiculous, dolphins are @#[email protected]&, and deep-sea anglerfish are monsters
The deep-sea Osedax bone-devouring worms could easily have been the poster child for Deep-Sea News instead of the Giant Squid. I love them because Osedax are…View More How do bone-eating worms eat bones?
*alternative titles include “Looking a gift seahorse (genome) in the mouth”, “My kingdom for a seahorse genome”, “Hold your seahorses“, and “The galloping evolution of…View More In the evolution of fishes, this is a one seahorse race*