Smart as a Wrasse — Flashback Friday

In today’s Flashback Friday we explore fish intelligence, diving into the details of the cleaner wrasse, a marine fish that some consider quite the savvy cleaning business owner.  In Read More…

Here Be Giants — Flashback Friday

In today’s Flashback Friday we explore the life of the giant sea bass, one of the most intimidating fish on the Pacific coast. California is home of “the Giants,” Read More…

Flashback Friday: The Warm-Hearted Fish

Today's Flashback Friday is a look at a study that made researchers rethink the physiology of a unique marine fish. Fish don’t have a reputation for being Read More…

Flashback Friday: Slime Time

Are you ready to celebrate National Hagfish Day next week? If not, hopefully today's Flashback Friday can put you in the mood for slime. The third Wednesday Read More…

Flashback Friday: Planet Ocean

Tomorrow is World Ocean's Day! To celebrate, today's Flashback Friday is a look back at all things marine on our blog. Enjoy this tour through planet ocean! Read More…

Smart as a Wrasse

In the hierarchy of animal intelligence, we humans tend to place fellow warm-blooded mammals such as dogs, chimpanzees, or maybe elephants at the top. However, new research Read More…

Here Be Giants

California is home of “the Giants,” and not just on the baseball field. One of the most imposing fish on the Pacific coast, the giant sea bass Read More…

Fish in the Grass

The pipefish is a skinny marine fish named after the thin pipes men used to smoke in the mid-1700s. But what makes these members of the family Read More…

Flashback Friday: Jabba the Hutt

Today's Flashback Friday has a deep-sea Star Wars theme. May the Fourth be with you! Resembling the intergalactic criminal in George Lucas’ Star Wars saga, this salmon Read More…