Dr. Simon Pierce (@simonpierce) is a marine biologist extraordinaire focusing on whale sharks. He is the Principal Scientist at the Marine Megafauna Foundation and Science Coordinator of the Global Whale Shark…View More Whale Shark and Manta Ray Gif Roundup
This guest post is brought to you by Sheanna Steingass. Shea is a graduate student at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute studying the behavioral…View More An Oceanic Ode
This is a guest post from Sizing Ocean Giants team member Leo Gaskins 1) Not the best cook? No worries, Greenland sharks won’t complain! Forgot…View More 3 Reasons Why You Should Invite a Greenland Shark to Thanksgiving Dinner
A bar, somewhere in the ocean. A whale shark sits quietly sipping a Krillians. Whale shark (quietly): <sip> Ahh, that’s some good Euphausia right there.…View More A whale and a whale shark walk into a bar…
This was originally posted at alistairdove.com June 21, 2010. To see another bizarre parasitic relationship, check out Rebecca Helm’s recent piece on the marvelous world…View More I’ll see your horrifying crab barnacle and raise you a heart eel
So this past weekend, some of the other Deeplings and I left the DSN lair to party in the city where the heat is on.…View More Want to catch a shark. Got to do a shark dance.
Last week 70-odd of the world’s whale shark researchers converged on Atlanta for the 3rd International Whale Shark Conference. It was an unusual meeting in…View More Where are all the ladies at?
The following post is authored by Leo Gaskins as part of the Sizing Ocean Giants project. This post originally occurred on the Story of Size. 1. They…View More 5 Reasons Why Great White Sharks are the Blackberry of the Seas
The following post is authored by Leo Gaskins as part of the Sizing Ocean Giants project. This post originally occurred on the Story of Size. I can…View More “Fish are friends. Not food.” What Finding Nemo Taught Me About Sharks
Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet lately, but I’ve got a reason, honest. It’s not even an excuse. See, I’ve been a bit wrapped up…View More Cos you can never have too much whale shark