The pearly nacre of a nautilus shell is sought after for jewelry.
This fish belongs to a group of anglerfishes known as lophiiformes. This species,...
This beautiful jewel squid (Histioteuthis bonnellii) can be found swimming above...
Dr. Stephen Cairns
Dr. Stephen Cairns is a research zoologist and chair of the Department of...
Monsters of the Deep
Students will be able to describe major features of cold seep communities; list at...
Mon, 11/30/2009 - 18:41
Head to Foot
The lesson begins with a broader introduction on new species discovered around...
Tue, 11/24/2009 - 11:48
The Whalefish Mystery
Meet the Suspects
More than a century ago, in 1895, two Smithsonian scientists...