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
I love that the internet can bring together collectives of people working toward a common goal on something for the greater good. In beauty that…View More Photoshop Battles with this Image of a Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Worm
I was just listening to a podcast about how sea sponges use the pores all over their body to “bring in food and release wastes”…View More A Tale of One Opening
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
Featured image photo by Jack Follow, Blue Ribbon Eel 6, https://flic.kr/p/gXbbtG. Available by Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Because my other post today is…View More Ribbon Eel Video Roundup
Far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, three quarters of a mile deep, lies the peak of an underwater mountain. Rising 1.4 miles off…View More An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain
Nearly two miles below the ocean’s surface, we are building new worlds. You might be surprised that these ecospheres are wooden—little log cabins hosting a…View More Wooden Homes on the Seafloor Yield Insights Into the Impacts of Climate Change
On July 20th, 1963, three scientists sat on a research ship 200 miles south of Woods Hole, MA, waiting for something remarkable. They were nearly…View More What happens in the sea during a solar eclipse?
Prepare yourself for the hammer. No not that hammer. This one. The Malleidae, or the hammer oysters, is a suite of around 30 species, primarily…View More Bring the hammer.
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