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*
I am annoyingly the first one to return to the surface after any scuba dive. My bottom time exploring the wonders of the aquatic realm…View More I’m the modern day equivalent of a massive Carboniferous dragonfly
I have a confession. I am obsessed with ridiculously large and small things. While other children impatiently anticipated toys for Christmas, I enjoyed just as…View More Craig With Big Things (and Small Things)
What better animal to use as the spokesperson for the first soft bodied, autonomous robot?? To the engineers at Harvard 1. You win science today…View More +1 For the Robot Army
Basically, the ocean is a glowing rave of awesome…but you already knew that. Happy Friday!View More TGIF: Elasmo-Lite-Brites
Out there in the open ocean is a nudibranch sea slug that looks like a fish, and for the last five months I’ve been obsessed…View More Video! The sea slug that looks and swims like a fish
A comment on Reddit reminded me of a question that I have received many times. The question is always a good one because it stems…View More Under Pressure: Will Deep-Sea Animals Explode or Implode on the Surface?