We have a long history of being HUGE fans of the “bone-devouring zombie worm from hell”. Osedax species were described less than 10 years ago…View More Whale Bone-Devouring Worm Into More Than Just Whales
You’ve all heard about the bone-eating zombie worm from hell. Yeah it was like OK, but whatever. It had its day like, you know, way…View More Move Over Boneworm, the Bone Snail is Taking Over
There is a disturbing trend in this BBC news article about the relationship between whaling and carbon. The report comes from a talk at The…View More Won’t They Think of the Poor Bone-Eating Worms?
David Honig is a graduate student in marine science at Duke University in the lab of Dr. Cindy Van Dover. He is participating in LARISSA,…View More Dispatches from Antarctica – Whalebone Lander Recovery
Epibulus insidiator, the slingjaw wrass, “possesses the most extreme jaw protrusion ever measured in fishes.” Individuals can protrude their jaw up to half the body…View More Crazy Fish Heads
#2 Genus Osedax (Phylum: Annelida, Class: Polychaeta, Order: Sabellida, Family: Siboglinidae) BONEZ1!! WE WANTZ UR BONEZ!! Perhaps the scariest deep sea creature, Osedax (latin for…View More The 27 Best Deep-Sea Species #2: Bone-Devouring Zombie Worms from Hell