Prepare yourself for the hammer. No not that hammer. This one. The Malleidae, or the hammer oysters, is a suite of around 30 species, primarily…View More Bring the hammer.
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
How will coral reefs respond to climate change? Well, let’s start with an analogy. Suppose you pick an arbitrary time of day, choose a random…View More Coral reefs, let's unzip your genes.
I seem to develop these weird, unfounded hatreds of various things. For example: I hate blue dinnerware. Not every shade of blue dinnerware (I LOVE…View More I hate plants, but seagrasses are awesome
145 million years ago, in the Cretaceous, the air was warm and the seas were high and rum flowed freely. On land, mammals were oppressed under dinosaur…View More Of eyes and sex in lizardfishes
Why don’t animal’s use wheels in locomotion? Why aren’t blue whales bigger? Why are there no freshwater starfish? Why are there no tree dwelling cephalopods?…View More If Molluscs Could Communicate What Would They Say?
One of the denizens of the deep is the 30cm long tripod fish, Bathypterois grallator. This unusual fish is typically found anywhere between 1-5km deep…View More The Fish That Walks on Stilts
Straight men let’s face it. We will do anything if we think females will find it attractive. No matter how ludicrous, expensive, or time-consuming it…View More 70’s Porn Staches and the Female Fish Who Love Them