A comment on Reddit reminded me of a question that I have received many times. The question is always a good one because it stems…View More Under Pressure: Will Deep-Sea Animals Explode or Implode on the Surface?
Yes, according to a recent study by Lancaster and colleagues. Many marine mammals are precocial in that the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment…View More Do baby dolphins hear their parents?
The beloved animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, is the wonderful creation of animator Stephen Hillenburg. What you may not know is that Hillenburg is a marine…View More The real-life cousins of SpongeBob
Sub-Neritic Gentrification For November we will be doing some deep thinking about deep-sea mollusks in an attempt to understand the complex history and adaptations of…View More Malacology Monthly: Going Deep
You will never see the Ninja Lanternshark coming, not because it’s dark and elusive, but because you won’t be swimming below 1,000 feet deep off…View More Ninja Lanternshark: the New Shark Species You Will Never See Coming
From Spice Girls to Fresh Prince the 90s were an eclectic mash-up of pop tunes and catchy anthems. Perhaps one of the more popular, get-stuck-in-your- head-all-day ditty’s, Montell…View More This Is How We Do It
Since the dawn of human civilization, much has been written about the sheer adrenaline-pumping excitement of clams, scallops, cockles, but today’s digital age has cranked-up that…View More Five Mind-Blowing Bivalve GIFs That Will Blow Your Mind – Your Blown Mind Won’t Believe #6!
Biologists have a habit of naming things after cool animals. Cars named after comb jellies, internet passwords after giant squid. Most of these names I…View More Meet Phylliroe: the sea slug that looks and swims like a fish
In case it ever comes up in a Jeopardy Daily Double question, the fossil record does not contain many hermit crab fossils. That’s right, those…View More Jurassic Hermit Crabs Are Even More Awesome Than You Can Envision
via GIPHY The Notorious B.I.G., Mase, and Puff Daddy understand. Increase one variable in a system and another variable rises en suite. For the B.I.G.…View More More Food, More Species