Flashback Friday: Safe Harbor

If you're looking for a good dose of adorable wildlife, look no further than today's Flashback Friday. We bring you a profile of the highly charismatic Pacific 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…

A stubborn fish called cabezon

The cabezon (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus) is a unique fish living on the Pacific coast. Generally found near the ocean floor, the cabezon is known for being stubborn because Read More…

Toxic soup in the plastic age

By the year 2050, the amount of plastic in the world’s oceans may outweigh all of the fish combined. This astonishing and disturbing projection was recently published Read More…

Extraterrestrial potential

A tiny species of deep-ocean shrimp (Rimicaris hybisae) doesn’t look like much, but these unassuming crustaceans may make scientific contributions of galactic proportions. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Read More…

Death by sugar crash

Cone snails, found in tropical waters around the world, are renowned for the fast-acting toxins in their venom, which they use to catch prey. Some species, such Read More…

Tree rings reveal changes in ocean climate

Scientists have tried many approaches to unravel the complex puzzle of past ocean climates. Now, a recent study in the journal Science uses an unlikely source to Read More…