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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,...
Bobtail Squid Shimmers
Within hours of birth, the Hawaiian bobtail squid attracts bioluminescent bacteria,...
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...
Pearls of Wisdom
When hoping to discover a pearl, looking inside one of the oysters you slurp may...
The mauve stinger’s (Pelagia noctiluca) name in German means “night light,”...
Restocking Giant Clams
Giant clams are one of the many wonders of coral reefs. They can grow up to five...