My love of snail shells did not begin at a young age. This is not a story of a 6-year old boy discovering his first…View More Digital Seashells and David Raup
Like seashells but are sick of social media? Hate Facebook but need a hearty dose of marine invertebrates? Want a bigger malacological meal rather than…View More Malacology Monthly: Pilot Episode
Barnacle evolution was recently rewritten by a large effort of Perez-Losada and colleagues in 2008. Using a combination of genes and morphological traits they rejected…View More Barnacle Evolution I: Phylogeny Served Without Plates
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?
This week’s Mad Taxonomic Skillz challenge will utilize the awesome freely available resource for everything crustacean – Crustacea.net! We think that if crustaceans were easier…View More Mad Taxonomic Skillz III – Crustacean Hunt!
This video from Nature Video Channel on Youtube is complimentary to a recent study showing “… that certain body features rot away before others –…View More Rotting Lamprey Implications
Dr. M was kind enough to mention and congratulate me on my first publication several months back. I just had two more papers published in…View More Shrimp Tails: Describing a New Species