There is so much to love about this Squidtoons. Fantastic artwork? Check. Adorable deep-sea creature? Check. Scientific accuracy? Check. Mentions of source scientific articles? Check,…View More The Art and Anatomy of the Yeti Crab
Within just a few short centimeters the temperature drops from 350˚C to -1.5˚C (692 to 29.3˚F). At 2.6 kilometers deep in the Antarctic Ocean lies the East…View More For Hoff Yeti Crabs Food, Sex, and Birth Determine Living Space At Vents
Everyone’s favorite crabs are back in the news! Yeti Crabs! Those deep-sea beasties with hairy claws or chests! A new paper in Proceedings B led…View More The Origins of Hairy Crabs
Remember the Hoff Crab? You bet your bippy you do. You can thank Nicolai Roterman for that. Nicolai, a hydrothermal vent biologist and a member…View More Hoff Crab + Tattoo = Awesomsauce
After your comments on the last post and deliberation by a crack team of judges that included myself and some fellas named Evan, Jack, and…View More 10 Ocean Species Every Man Should Love: Part 2
On December 15th, I mentioned the exciting news from Jon Copley of the discovery of potentially new species of Yeti Crab. The Guardian has a photo gallery…View More Another New Yeti Crab! Pt II
You heard here first people, another new species of Yeti crab may be out there! Jon Copley just sent this message along. Well hey, a…View More Another New Yeti Crab!!??
Back in 2005, three researchers described and named a very unusual crab from a hydrothermal vent in the Indian Ocean (paper here). The scientists christened…View More Yeti Crab Roundup