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The Salt Pans
The Mediterranean is super salty due to intense evaporation. Here, locals in...
As the tide recedes moored boats are left to sit in the muddy sand.
The Ekman Spiral
As wind blows over the surface layer of water, friction between the two pulls the...
Currents on the ocean surface are driven by wind, temperature, gravity, and the...
A live coral polyp with turquoise tissue and brown tentacles closes its mouth (the...
Dead Man’s Fingers
Dead man’s fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) are soft corals named for their...
Dr. Martha Nizinski holds a specimen of a fan sponge (Phakellia sp.) collected at a...
Toothy Goby in Coral
The toothy goby or common ghost goby (Pleurosicya mossambica) lives among soft...