I recently returned from nearly two weeks at sea with a motley and intrepid crew exploring the Gulf of Mexico almost a mile and half…View More The Fantastical Beasts of the Deep Gulf of Mexico
UPDATE (5/27): Here’s our Reddit AMA link – ask us anything about deep-sea science! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6dng31/i_am_a_marine_scientist_im_on_a_boat_right_now_in/ WE’RE ON A BOAT! That’s right, The Blogfather Dr. M…View More Reddit AMA (Saturday May 27th): DSN on a boat, throwing wood in the ocean!
This is a guest post by friend and colleague, Dr. Tara Whitty. Dr. Whitty is currently a NSF SEES Fellow and Conservation Assessment Scholar at the Scripps…View More Beyond drug lords and conservationists: Who is missing in the coverage of the vaquita’s demise?
In case you needed further proof that dolphins really are the a$$holes of the ocean, we can now add even more evidence to this list. A…View More Reason 5,879 why dolphins are a$$holes: Octopus “handling”
[View the story “Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific Marine Protected Areas” on Storify]View More Look at These Amazing Deep-Sea Creatures from the Remote Pacific Right Now
Did you look at the weather before you left the house today? NOAA provided that data. Do you eat salmon, shellfish or even McDonald’s Filet-o-Fish?…View More The importance of being NOAA
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
This is a guest post form Maarten De Brauwer, a PhD candidate at Curtin University. You can find more of amazing work from Maarten on his…View More Reef raving revisited: 4 good reasons for fish to glow in the dark
I’m constantly amazed by the beauty and diversity of life under Antarctica’s ice. Below is one of the best videos I’ve seen of this stunning natural wonder.…View More New video shows the hidden world under Antarctica’s ice
First, let’s be clear: in the ocean, mucus is king. On land, mucus is tragically confined to various animal orifices, unable to last long outside…View More A 100-year-old mystery blob solved