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McMurdo Station is the hub of the U.S. Antarctic Program. Since 1955, scientists...
Harp Seal Pup at Sunset
A harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) pup rests on the ice at sunset in the Gulf of St....
Beluga whales are naturally vocal animals. They are often called “canaries of the...
Isopod in a Glass Home
An isopod stands on top of a glass sponge, extending its legs to find zooplankton....
Cold-Water Sea Spider
Small amphipods, the blue bug-like creatures, can be seen here catching a ride on...
Antarctic Ocean Floor
The dark seafloor beneath the ice is covered with sea stars, urchins and ribbon...