“What is that squishy brown stuff on the rock?” – said every tidepool enthusiast ever. Just in time for the low winter tides, the brilliant…View More Seaweed Sorting? There’s Now an App for That!
Where do you find the most Narwhals on the Earth. Why Narwhals? Well it could be any species. Anglerfish, carnivorous sponge, giraffe, or even…View More Where Do the Most Narwhals Live?
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
I firmly believe that good science must always be accompanied with good storytelling. Now more than ever, we must connect those around us to the…View More Support Sea Stories
Last week, we wrote a teaser on what would happen in the sea during the eclipse. But now the results are in and YES! CALAMITY…View More What actually happened in the sea during the solar eclipse!
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?
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
In the pages of a scientific paper one does not often glimpse the human element of scientists. Although these papers reflect countless hours of dedication…View More The humanity within the pages of scientific manuscripts
Guest Post: This past winter my good friend and excellent nature photographer Michael Ready and I were out exploring the Rocky Intertidal zone at Cabrillo…View More That Which is Bright and Splendid
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