A Russian trawler for Patagonian Toothfish, probably in the Antarctic Seas, caught video of a Colossal Squid. The squid, Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, was feeding on one of longlined…View More OMG Its A Monster From the Deep…Or It’s A Colossal Squid
Recently a friend brought to my attention that the Internet was losing its collective mind over “sea bunnies”. Googling, “sea bunny” I found articles at International Business Times,…View More The Science of Sea Bunnies: You’ll Never Believe The Top Ten List We Created To Get You To Visit Our Website.
My love of snail shells did not begin at a young age. This is not a story of a 6-year old boy discovering his first…View More Digital Seashells and David Raup
Even if you don’t care much for marine invertebrates, you gotta love Cephalopods. Squid, octopus, nautilus, cuttlefish, they have the stylish panache and quirky evolutionary…View More Malacology Monthly: Cephalopod Compendium
Like seashells but are sick of social media? Hate Facebook but need a hearty dose of marine invertebrates? Want a bigger malacological meal rather than…View More Malacology Monthly: Pilot Episode
Twelve years ago this month, a super squid was captured. On April 1, 2003, a massive squid was pulled up from the sub-antarctic waters south…View More Super Colossal
You already know that Deep Sea News provides expert reporting, in-depth analysis, first-person research, and sarcastic mockery of contemporary topics relevant to our ocean world.…View More Malacology Monday
Yahoo answers tells me I shouldn’t put snails in the microwave, but this paper tells me otherwise: Galindo LA, Puillandre N, Strong EE, Bouchet P…View More Putting snails in the microwave…for science!
About 350 million years ago during the Carboniferous, a group of snails took a new evolutionary route, one that eventually resulted in a complete loss…View More These Are A Few Of My Favorite Species: Gasflame Nudibranch
The carrier shells of the family Xenophoridae are the most remarkable bunch of snails. Both their common name and their Latin name give away their…View More These Are A Few of My Favorite Species: Carrier Shells