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THIS IS SHARK WEEK ON THE CABLE CHANNEL: Killer Sharks! Mega Sharks! Mega Sharks That Want to Eat Us! It’s great for people who don’t really […]

There’s Shark Week!!!! And Then, There are Real Shark Facts

THIS IS SHARK WEEK ON THE CABLE CHANNEL: Killer Sharks! Mega Sharks! Mega Sharks That Want to Eat Us! It’s great for people who don’t really […]

SEA SPIDERS ARE CREATURES WITH LONG LEGS radiating from tiny central bodies. In a class of marine arthropods called Pycnogonida, they’re found in oceans in more […]

For Sea Spiders, It’s All in the Legs

SEA SPIDERS ARE CREATURES WITH LONG LEGS radiating from tiny central bodies. In a class of marine arthropods called Pycnogonida, they’re found in oceans in more […]

– Horseshoe crabs are “living fossils” that have been on Earth since before the dinosaurs. Beside being intriguing members of the web of life in their […]

Horseshoe Crabs Need Some Love

– Horseshoe crabs are “living fossils” that have been on Earth since before the dinosaurs. Beside being intriguing members of the web of life in their […]

ONE OF THE JOYS OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS are the blue-footed boobies. Not only are they goofy waddlers on land but they do a funny, […]

For Galapagos’ Boobies, Love is Blue. And That’s a Good Thing.

ONE OF THE JOYS OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS are the blue-footed boobies. Not only are they goofy waddlers on land but they do a funny, […]

  SCUBA DIVERS HAVE AN IMPACT ON FISH BEHAVIOR when they dive on tropical reefs, but the fish get used to it – somewhat, a […]

Divers on the Reef: The Fish Get Used to Us — Sort Of

  SCUBA DIVERS HAVE AN IMPACT ON FISH BEHAVIOR when they dive on tropical reefs, but the fish get used to it – somewhat, a […]

CEPHALOPODS – OCTOPUSES, SQUIDS AND CUTTLEFISHES – are renowned for their ability to change colors and mimic surroundings like corals and other structures. In 2010, […]

RESEARCH: Octopuses’ Skin May Be One Big Eye

CEPHALOPODS – OCTOPUSES, SQUIDS AND CUTTLEFISHES – are renowned for their ability to change colors and mimic surroundings like corals and other structures. In 2010, […]

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  HUNTING PARTIES A behavior I observed on this Bonaire trip was group hunting. Well, animals in the ocean are always looking for food (or trying […]

BONAIRE 2016: Hunting Parties

  HUNTING PARTIES A behavior I observed on this Bonaire trip was group hunting. Well, animals in the ocean are always looking for food (or trying […]

FINDING A SEAHORSE IS PRETTY MUCH ON EVERY DIVER’S WISH LIST. But if you’ve ever watched one after you found it, your reaction very likely was, […]

FISH FILES: Seahorses: Inept and Really Good at What They Do

FINDING A SEAHORSE IS PRETTY MUCH ON EVERY DIVER’S WISH LIST. But if you’ve ever watched one after you found it, your reaction very likely was, […]

  ALGAE COMES IN EIGHT GAZILLION DIFFERENT FORMS, from tiny little slimy green stuff to giant kelp, and to most of us it seems obnoxious […]

Algae, Our Faithful Friend

  ALGAE COMES IN EIGHT GAZILLION DIFFERENT FORMS, from tiny little slimy green stuff to giant kelp, and to most of us it seems obnoxious […]

I LOVE DUSK DIVES, watching what happens as darkness comes to the reef and many fishes hunker down for the night. On Bonaire this January, […]

THE HOVERING DUSK DIVE

I LOVE DUSK DIVES, watching what happens as darkness comes to the reef and many fishes hunker down for the night. On Bonaire this January, […]

“THEN THE OCEAN FLOOR SUDDENLY FELL AWAY. We were hovering like unharnessed window washers on a vast wall of rock and coral, the outermost edge […]

Buoyancy — “Cosmic Connections”

“THEN THE OCEAN FLOOR SUDDENLY FELL AWAY. We were hovering like unharnessed window washers on a vast wall of rock and coral, the outermost edge […]

  IT WASN’T THAT LONG AGO (IN GEOHISTORY, ANYWAY, SAY AS LATE AS 20 MILLION YEARS AGO) that tropical marine life was distributed much more […]

The Far Side of the World: Geohistory & the Triangle of Diversity

  IT WASN’T THAT LONG AGO (IN GEOHISTORY, ANYWAY, SAY AS LATE AS 20 MILLION YEARS AGO) that tropical marine life was distributed much more […]