About a month ago, I published my first paper at PLoS One. I believed an open access journal was the most appropriate place for the…View More Seamount Life Is Unique Just Not In the Way We Thought
Scripps Insitute of Oceanography (SIO) post-doc Brad Erisman and colleagues Exequiel Ezcurra and Octavio Aburto-Oropeza used the three person DeepSee submersible to explore nearshore and…View More Deep Impacts from Fishing off Baja California
The bamboo coral Isidella tentaculum finally rolled of the presses over the holidays. I can finally speak the name aloud. DSN debuted the video of…View More Naming a new species is tricky business
The Senate passed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 today. This is exciting because the bill invokes deep-sea research priorities, including shipwreck and seamount studies.View More Ocean Bill moves to the House
by Peter Etnoyer There’s a lot of anticipation surrounding the Google Ocean project, but so far, we’re all still waiting. Meanwhile, applications are bubbling up…View More Top 5 Ways to Pimp your Google Earth
Yellow sponge (Staurocalyptus sp. nov.), basket star (Gorgonocephalus sp.), white ruffle sponge (Farrea occa), and white-branched sponge (Asbestopluma sp. nov.) on the Davidson Seamount at…View More Thanks George Bush!
On a seamount near Macquarie Ridge lies a city several kilometers down. No mermaids, merman, or Snorkels reside here. Rather millions of brittlestars, living arm…View More Brittlestar City
Bubblegum trees and red tree coral from Georges Bank Nova Scotia.View More Deep Coral Grove Video
Bowie Seamount, Canada’s newest Marine Protected Area. OTTAWA (AFP) — An underwater volcanic mountain teaming with ocean life off Canada’s Pacific Coast has been added…View More Meet Bowie, Canada's Newest MPA!