Recently Chris Mah, that most passionate advocate of all things with pentaradial symmetry (i.e. echinoderms: urchins, starfish etc.), wrote an excellent blog post about how…View More A sucker for convergent evolution
Echinoderms are one of the most highly derived groups of animals with many species as significant components of several marine communities. They’re classified by…View More Veins of Water: The Evolution of the Echinoderm Water-Vascular System
Why don’t animal’s use wheels in locomotion? Why aren’t blue whales bigger? Why are there no freshwater starfish? Why are there no tree dwelling cephalopods?…View More If Molluscs Could Communicate What Would They Say?
A blog war is starting to develop again. No I am not talking about this one. I am talking about the Great Invertebrate Wars. Everything was…View More Molluscs, now with 100% more awesum
If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development. –Aristotle To understand the biogeography of the modern deep sea, we must examine the…View More The Origins of Deep-Sea Fauna