In 1899 a French zoologist named Edouard Chevreux with an inordinate fondness for crustaceans officially described two crustaceans from the deepest parts of the ocean.…View More The Large But Enigmatic Supergiant
If I was not a poor academic, o’ yes this would be mine. via Giant Pill Bug Isopod Stained Glass Panel by trilobiteglassworks.View More Giant Isopod Stained Glass Panel
You might have noticed that my posting frequency is down recently. Why? 1. Kevin Z convinced me to start Tweeting. There seems to be an…View More What’s New With the Dr. M and the Oceans?
Across the internets a craze is sweeping. We here at DSN are calling it Isopocalypse 2010 (stay up to date using the Twitter hashtag #isopocalypse2010).…View More Isopocalypse 2010: Giant Isopods Storm the Internets
Seriously, 6-Gill Shark. Why are you such a douche? That Giant Isopod was totally there first, minding its own business gnawing on some fresh bait…View More 6-Gill Shark Steals Food from Poor Giant Isopod
The Sand Shack is an environmentally friendly brand of apparel and accessories founded in Cape Cod. The company was started by Brian Lintonin 2006. After…View More Sand Shack For Your Flippy Floppy Needs
This is a giant isopod. This, on the other hand, is not. To reiterate, this is a giant isopod, a species in the genus Bathynomus,…View More Giant Isopod Fail
I would definitely cast my vote for this one.View More Sand Sculpture
Finding my self in Cincinnati for a conference, I couldn’t help myself from heading across the river into Kentucky to the Newport Aquarium. This aquarium…View More Giant Isopods and Shark Rays in Cincinnati?
The Duke Research site this month features my answers to five questions about ocean biodiversity, body size variation, blue whales, municipal water supplies, giant squids,…View More 5 Questions With Me