Like seashells but are sick of social media? Hate Facebook but need a hearty dose of marine invertebrates? Want a bigger malacological meal rather than…View More Malacology Monthly: Pilot Episode
Sure this is a terrestrial snail and this is a marine blog. But c’mon I’m a malacologist and snails and dubstep are a natural pairingView More SNAIL!
Starting around 540 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion many animal phyla, including the freshest of them all—bivalves, came into existence. Within ~100 million…View More Can Bivalves Kick It? Yes they can!
BibliOdyssey is always full eclectic book art. Just what you need to achieve your geek fix for today. Behold the illustrations from ‘Dictionnaire Classique Des…View More The Kingdoms of Science
At bookofjoe there is a nice write up about squid flying out of water. The 2004 paper’s authors argue that “gliding” is too passive a term…View More Leaping Squid
[Update 19 Aug 17:20: Sofia sent me a photo of the liter o’ Clione and I have added it below. BEHOLD THE GLORY.] Number 2…View More Attack of the “Sea Angel” Pteropods!!!
Hat tip to Fish and Aquatic News. From one of my favorite Vimeo uploaders Morphologic Studios. ‘The Lynx Nudibranch’ from MORPHOLOGIC on Vimeo. ‘The Lynx…View More Lynx Nudibranch Mows Down Some Hydroids
This is a new species of Bathyacmaea (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Patellogastropoda, Acmaeidae) currently under description by a japanese colleague. I have found hundreds of these individuals…View More New Bathyacmaea
Sam over at Oceanographer’s Choice knows what is up. There really is no way anything other than a member of the Arthropoda could even be…View More Even Tiny Copepods Are More Awesome Than a Slimey Mollusc
David is a graduate student in my lab. He wants to know what types of animals colonize wood and whale bones in the deep sea…View More A Nudi on David’s Wood