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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,...
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...
No, this isn't a bundle of paintbrushes: you're looking at a fireworm...
The Bobbit Worm
There aren't any mummies or zombies buried under the seafloor: instead the ocean...
Syllid fireworms are a part of the Syllidae family, which is a type of...
Pearls of Wisdom
When hoping to discover a pearl, looking inside one of the oysters you slurp may...