Post by Matt Hoch. Dr. J. Matt Hoch is newly minted PhD from SUNY Stony Brook who is interested in the reproductive ecology and life…View More On the study of crustaceous genitalia
KZ is now among the scientifically published. Occurring this week in the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington is “A new species of Alvinocaris…View More Kevin Zelnio…New and Improved…Now With 30% More Shrimp!
Anomalocaris ruled the Cambrian seas but apparently so did a twenty centimenter cousin. Hurdia victoria, originally described in 1912, was known from just a jumble…View More 100 Word Post: Hurdia victoria
I got the dreaded pop-up of doom as my macbook told me it could not install the latest update because I out of space. So…View More Big Gulpers In The Deep
I just sent in the proofs to a paper that will come out in the next issue of the Proceedings of the Biological Society of…View More New Paper Teaser
SCAMIT (Southern California of Marine Invertebrate Taxonomists) has released the best calender of the year – a marine invertebrate calendar! Long time DSN reader Leslie…View More Kick off ’09 with a Marine Invert Calendar and Clock
Kevin’s wonderful post on the Giant Isopod inspired me to post on a topic I have long pondered. Frequent readers of DSN know that I…View More Why is The Giant Isopod Giant?
Bathynomus giganteus (Arthropoda: Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) You know those cute little roly-poly bugs you found under rocks as a kid? You poke at them and…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: Bathynomus giganteus