At some point someone had sent me this video as a joke – according the SpongeBob SquarePants, this is what nematodes do in the deep…View More Don’t try to learn marine taxonomy from SpongeBob SquarePants
I love St Paddy’s Day. I’m Scots-Irish-Australian, so I never drink (baddum-tish!), but I do like bangers and mash and all things gaelic. In pondering…View More The lack of the Irish!
Mark Gibson is a divemaster, social scientist, and independent writer living in Washington, DC. He can be found blogging at Breaching the Blue. You can…View More New Innovative Estimate of Total Marine Species
The New York media is all aflame over a shocking discovery at local institution Zabar’s. Zabar’s, an Upper West Side gourmet grocery store is justly…View More Are crawfish really lobster?
Stingrays always look so awesome on x-rays. Look at this beauty in a new New Scientist article about a new Zootaxa article on a new…View More Speaking of new genera
Hi, my name’s Al and I’m a parasitologist (Hi Al!) #AA I’ve just read a most remarkable paper by my PhD advisor, Dr. Tom Cribb…View More Its the end of the worm as we know it
This post was based on a talk I gave for Darwin Day last year at the Duke Marine Lab. Reposting in honor of Darwin Day.…View More Darwin Day Repost – Ex Omnia Conchis: Darwin And His Beloved Barnacles
←Previous lesson: Introduction and What Is the Deep Sea? Last week we kicked off our online class with an introduction to the deep sea environment.…View More Deep Sea 101: Lessons from the Census of Marine Life
Dr. M’s article in Wired truly stirred something in me this morning. We need to put names on things. I’m a scientist who has always…View More Biodiversity crisis-a call to arms for scientists?
Check out my new article on Wired. For fun you may want to check out the comments. We are currently in a biodiversity crisis. A…View More The Mass Extinction of Scientists Who Study Species | Wired Science | Wired.com