So on June 7th I was all, ‘Facebook, what’s happening today?’ and as I’m scrolling through my feed I see this picture–posted by a scuba…View More What are these giant tube-shaped animals showing up in the Azores?
So last Wednesday I got a message from DSN reader Aaron England Looze asking if I could identify this fish: Anyone who knows me knows…View More Video: What is this scary fish?
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
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!
Not all snails scour the ocean bottom for algae and muck, but some have more refined tastes. But taste is one thing, and having the…View More Malacology Monthly: It Eats Whaaaat?
Why masses of giant ocean mollusks invading your city’s rest & relaxation zone is actually a good thing At the heart of downtown Oakland,…View More How Urban Renewal Gets You Giant Sea Hares
This Open-House Special brings you inside the modern homes of today’s most popular marine mollusks Are you old enough to remember the show MTV Cribs, where…View More Malacology Monthly: Inside-Out
Evolution is repetitive, especially if it produces adaptations that work well. If it’s all about survival, spines do the trick throughout the mollusk world. Scorpion Without…View More Malacology Monthly: Spines and How to Use Them
In the fossil history of sharks, a unique evolutionary experiment happened much earlier than anyone thought. The largest fishes in the oceans feed on some…View More Before Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks, there were Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks.