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McMurdo Station is the hub of the U.S. Antarctic Program. Since 1955, scientists...
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...
The white body of the snow petrel blends in with the stark Antarctic landscape,...
Orcas in the Antarctic
Three distinct types of killer whale, or orcas, can be found in the Antarctic, each...