Leaving alone on the seafloor is the lonely painted frogfish, Antennarius pictus. Males and females only come together for the dirty deed but quickly become intolerant of each…View More These are a few of my favorite species: Painted Frogfish
When it comes to reproduction, there is one group that just doesn’t mess around….or does…. Seaweeds know how to get it on. And they can…View More Love in a tidepool.
What if your physical characteristics (hair color, height, or eye color) were determined by your bacterial microbiome? It might seem far fetched for humans, but…View More Algal blobs take shape, thanks to bacteria
If you were at the beach in San Diego this weekend, especially off La Jolla Shores, you might have seen streaks of green sea foam.…View More What is the green sea foam off La Jolla Shores (San Diego)?
I was lucky enough to attend an all-day workshop today, just down the road at Georgia Tech, where Prof. Mark Hay organised the Teasley Symposium…View More Turf wars
David Honig is a graduate student in marine science at Duke University in the lab of Dr. Cindy Van Dover. He is participating in LARISSA,…View More Dispatches from Antarctica – Sampling the Inverted Benthos
BERLIN (AFP) — Indian and German scientists have said that a controversial experiment has “dampened hopes” that dumping hundreds of tonnes of dissolved iron in…View More Iron Fertilization Will Not Help Global Warming
Some of the species in the genus Pseudo-nitzschia are nasty little diatoms. They produce domoic acid, a neurotoxin typically to blame for all sorts of…View More Nerve Toxins In The Deep