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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...
Punta Tombo Penguins
Every breeding season, some 400,000 Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus)...
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...
The Vanishing Vaquita
The small vaquita (Phocoena sinus), a type of porpoise, usually only reaches...
Johnson's seagrass (Halophila johnsonii) is the lone ocean plant species...