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
Too much pressure can be a good thing. Extreme pressure in the earth’s mantle squeezing carbon together creates diamonds and aids Rihanna’s ability to shine…View More How to shrink a styrofoam cup and other side effects of deep ocean pressure
To grow larger, maintain themselves, and produce offspring, organisms require a ready source of building blocks such as carbon. In short, life requires energy. Keep…View More Wood falls are an oasis in a food desert
From our hydrothermal vent to yours, Happy Holidays to all! …and just to get you in the spirit…View More Randolph the Deep Sea Monkfish
In the shallow waters where sunlight penetrates, life is easy because food abounds. In the deep sea, life sucks because food is scarce. In landscape…View More This Deep-Sea Predator is the Love Child of a Macaron and a Snork
It’s part of the deal that if you describe a new species, you get to give it a scientific name. That’s one of the perks…View More Not Quite the Shark that ate Esteban
Exciting things have been happening in the Deep-sea community these past few years – we’re gaining online momentum! My bookmarks are filling up with more…View More Extra, Extra! Getcha bookmarks ready and keep track of Deep-sea research!
I know, its Friday. You’re probably staring at the the clock, or worse, stalking people on Facebook. Today, instead of passing on a viral video or…View More TGIF: Procrastinate, watch deep-sea videos, help science!
In January 2004, Mathew Jones was processing the bycatch from New Zealand lobster stock assessment. Six fish including a silverside, Bollons’ rattail, jock stewart, dark…View More The unusual diet of deep-sea fish
Deep-sea biology fans can geek out this week by following the proceedings of the 13th Deep-sea Biology Symposium taking place in Wellington, NZ (3-7th December)…View More Deep-sea researchers convene at #dsbs2012 this week in New Zealand