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Life in the Sea
The new blue whale model, as seen from the entrance to the “Life in the Sea”...
Blue Whale Model
Taxidermist/model maker John Widener working on the new blue whale model, 1962.
A Whale for the Fair
Workers prepare the giant blue whale cast for presentation at the St. Louis...
The First Cast
The world’s first full cast of a whale, part of the Smithsonian’s display at...
Sea squirts, or ascidians, are a diverse class of marine invertebrates representing...
Of all of the species Haeckel described, he is most famous for his illustrations of...
Copepods are aquatic crustaceans found in every marine habitat, from surface waters...
Sea anemones are members of the phylum Cnidaria, and as such are related to corals...