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Oysters filter about 50 gallons of water a day.
The Borer of Holes
These clams (Pholas dactylus) are dazzling to see. From their encased homes,...
Bird scaring lines
Hundreds of birds congregate around the trawl fishing vessel. The orange "bird...
The Loco of Chile
The loco (Concholepas concholepas, often called the Chilean abalone, although it...
No, this is not an alien spaceship from another world—it is a baby file clam...
Sediment Core Close-Up
These deep-sea sediment cores were drilled from beneath the seafloor, and hold...
In the 1940s the short-tailed albatross population plummeted from tens of millions...
Pearls of Wisdom
When hoping to discover a pearl, looking inside one of the oysters you slurp may...