The Fantastical Beasts of the Deep Gulf of Mexico

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…

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Ninja Lanternshark: the New Shark Species You Will Never See Coming

You will never see the Ninja Lanternshark coming, not because it’s dark and elusive, but because you won’t be swimming below 1,000 feet deep off…

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6 times an invertebrate punched a vertebrate in the face (and it was awesome)

A guest post from Katie Thomas, a graduate student at Duke University researching the evolution of bioluminescence in squids. (@katiethomas10) For those of us who love the…

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