Japanese researchers recently set a record with the deepest in-situ observation of a criniod. In the words of the authors, Previous records of stalked crinoids…View More The Deepest Crinoids
Post from Chris Mah, purveyor of all echinoderm. Dr. Christopher Mah is a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. He…View More The Sand Dollar Love Shack: A Special Echinoblog to DSN
Marco News reports a giant squid surfacing off South Florida. Dr. Hiro Tasaki, of the Osaka Deep-Sea Institute of Japan adds meaning with a rather…View More Kraken rising in South Florida
Yeah, squids are freaky…real freaky freaks. An article over at Practical Fish Keeping details the work of recent PhD Henk-Jan Hoving. His dissertation makes mine…View More Squid Cuts Body of Sexual Partner
Palm, meet face. The associated press reports: Blowfish, while extremely poisonous if not prepared properly, is considered a delicacy in Japan and is consumed by…View More Why Do People Insist on Eating Food That Kills Them?
Reader Steve T. sent in some awesome papercraft from JAMSTEC, the Japanese Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology. You can print out a paper from…View More Deep Sea Japanese Papercraft
Urged by a reader and previous buzz, I finally managed to watch the Calamari Wrestler. The movie is an over-the-top satire of Rocky with a…View More Calamari Wrestler
PZ beat me to the punch (I really think he should be penalized for the time zone difference). Japanese researchers, the same group that caught…View More Kraken Video!