Twelve years ago this month, a super squid was captured. On April 1, 2003, a massive squid was pulled up from the sub-antarctic waters south…View More Super Colossal
In January 2004, Mathew Jones was processing the bycatch from New Zealand lobster stock assessment. Six fish including a silverside, Bollons’ rattail, jock stewart, dark…View More The unusual diet of deep-sea fish
Number 6 on on my marine biology bucket list was to see the Colossal Squid Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni. I mentioned in another post why I am so excited…View More Dr. M and the Colossal Squid
This story at The Today Show’s Animal Tracks is just great, knitters banding together to create adorable pullovers to keep penguins warm after their feathers…View More Friday Penguin KEWTNISSS!1!!
While some think that being a marine scientist is somehow more elitist than being a fisherman, they can’t be further from the truth. As a…View More Sweeping Fishermen’s Human Rights Under the Rug
You may remember Moko, the playful, pygmy sperm whale-saving, lovable dolphin from New Zealand? I’ve just learned from a commenter that he was found dead…View More Moko Has Died
The haka is the traditional dance form of the Maori of New Zealand. Dances may contain stamping of the feet, slapping of the thighs, pounding…View More TGIF: Maori War Dance
I recently came across an article by Andrew Baxter of the Nelson/Marlborough Conservancy of New Zealand’s Department of Conservation published in the Bycatch Communication Network…View More Rope found in Blue Whale’s Stomach
Have you heard about Moko the dolphin? Moko is a three-year-old bottlenose dolphin from New Zealand that gained fame in March last year, when he…View More Bad Moko. Bad dolphin. Go home now.