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A Kelp's Slime
Kelp provide a home for microbes to grow on—they're the reason kelp are so slimy....
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:55
A Microbial World
We live in a microbial world. The ocean is home to innumerable microbes, so many...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:23
Slurping Shrimp near Moorea
Researchers in Moorea use a variety of tools to collect organisms. Some are simple,...
Tue, 11/24/2009 - 16:29
Quest for the Giant Squid
Watch a Discovery video on Smithsonian squid expert Clyde Roper’s search for...
Fri, 11/20/2009 - 16:17
It may be the last place you’d expect to find corals—up to 6,000 m (20,000 ft)...
Corals and Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life,...
Giant squid live up to their name: the largest giant squid ever recorded by...
Sea Level Rise
The ocean never stops moving. When you visit the beach, waves roll in and recede...
Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin,”...
You may have seen the sparkle of fireflies on a summer’s night. The fireflies...
The Secret Life of Plankton
Imagine if a fish at the market could tell you where it came from; what would it...
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:13