About 100 million years ago, during the heyday of the dinosaurs, reefs were built...
Fri, 12/04/2009 - 14:25
Restocking Giant Clams
Giant clams are one of the many wonders of coral reefs. They can grow up to five...
These "elevator" rudists, an ancient bivalve, used one long heavy valve to anchor...
Where ocean currents were strong, ancient rudist “recliners” lay unattached on...
Rudist clams are mollusks that went extinct about 65 million years ago. They were...
Corrosion to Corals
Students will be able to describe galvanic exchange and explain how this process...
Mon, 11/30/2009 - 18:40
A Plague of Sea Stars
Sea stars are important members of marine ecosystems, especially in the tropics. We...