Not all snails scour the ocean bottom for algae and muck, but some have more refined tastes. But taste is one thing, and having the…View More Malacology Monthly: It Eats Whaaaat?
In the freezing and dark waters of the Antarctic, two marine species are pitted against each other in a battle of survival. Each of the…View More The real Alien vs. Predator is occurring right now in Antarctic waters
Leaving alone on the seafloor is the lonely painted frogfish, Antennarius pictus. Males and females only come together for the dirty deed but quickly become intolerant of each…View More These are a few of my favorite species: Painted Frogfish
In humans concentrations of carbon dioxide around 1%, normal is just a less than 0.04%, can make a person drowsy. Like a macroeconomics class. At…View More Snails High On Acid Make Poor Choices, Get Eaten By Predators
The following post is authored by Lindsay Gaskins as part of the Sizing Ocean Giants project. This post originally occurred on the Story of Size. I can…View More “Fish are friends. Not food.” What Finding Nemo Taught Me About Sharks
In the shallow waters where sunlight penetrates, life is easy because food abounds. In the deep sea, life sucks because food is scarce. In landscape…View More This Deep-Sea Predator is the Love Child of a Macaron and a Snork
Warning this may contain spoilers The short answer is not as many as you think. I spent Saturday watching Pacific Rim. The movie has everything…View More How may people does a Kaiju need to eat every day?
In the below video a seasnake catches a moray eel at Giant Clam, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines. I believe the eel is a fimbriated moray, Gymnothorax…View More Seasnake vs. Moray Eel…not what I was expecting
Treehugger recently posted 10 Reasons Why Dolphins Are Undeniably Awesome. This is all nice and well but this does overlook some key aspects of dolphins…View More 10 Reasons Why Dolphins Are A$$holes
Almost sixteen years ago, I was at phase one of Operation Convince A Tall Blond To Get With Me. For brevity, I will refer to…View More If I Was A Hagfish Could I Get With Tall Blonds?