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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,...
Long before they disappeared from maps, sea monsters were repurposed for politics....
A Mermaid's Vanity
A siren admires herself in a mirror—a sign of her vanity—amongst ships in the...
The Many Footed Beast
Polypus (meaning “many-footed”) was used to describe many animals, from the...
This sea pig, which was compared to heretics that distorted truth and lived like...
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...