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Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin,”...
A Squalodontid Success
On a beach in Piña, Panama the tide is rolling out. Faint outlines of skeletal...
Wed, 06/22/2011 - 17:47
Under Arctic Ice
Hidden beneath Arctic ice is a world few have ever seen. Take the icy plunge with a...
Tue, 01/04/2011 - 14:48
Celebrating Marine Moms
The ocean is home to many moms of all shapes and sizes: from charismatic polar...
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 17:29
These "elevator" rudists, an ancient bivalve, used one long heavy valve to anchor...
The Smithsonian has more whale skulls and skeletons than any other collection in...
Model of Phoenix
A life-size, meticulously detailed model of the North Atlantic right whale Phoenix...
Phoenix and First Calf
In 1996, at age nine, Phoenix has her first calf (North Atlantic right whale #2605)...
Ocean Objects of Wonder
As humans, we are constantly learning. Not only as individuals from the moment we...