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What Makes Sponges Grow?
Sponges are animals that eat tiny food particles as they pump water through their...
Fri, 12/11/2015 - 09:38
Lionfish on the Loose
The majestic and highly predatory red lionfish (Pterois volitans), native to the...
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 09:06
The Moorea Biocode Project
Scientists on the tiny island of Moorea, in the Pacific, are gathering one of every...
Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:48
Studying Deep-Sea Corals
What happens to deep-sea coral samples after they are collected? In this image...
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 09:23
The Bobbit Worm
There aren't any mummies or zombies buried under the seafloor: instead the ocean...
The blue-spotted stingray (Taeniura lymma) doesn’t like to be covered in sand...
Restocking Giant Clams
Giant clams are one of the many wonders of coral reefs. They can grow up to five...
Dr. Martha Nizinski holds a specimen of a fan sponge (Phakellia sp.) collected at a...