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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...
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...
Staghorn (seen here) and elkhorn corals are listed as Threatened under the U.S....
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...