This Blepharisma japonicum is a single-celled protist called a ciliate, a...
Giant Squid Caught on Camera
In 2019 an expedition funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:47
This blue-green microbe called a cyanobacterium was likely the first photosynthetic...
Though today cephalopods are best known as soft-bodied creatures such as squid and...
Haunted by Hurricanes
Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause devastating damage when they hit the...
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Blue Carbon Infographic
When plants in the ocean die the carbon they use to build their tissues gets stored...
In China, a marsh grass called Spartina alterniflora was introduced in...
Octopuses are famous for their sophisticated intelligence; some scientists even...
Usually a reddish color with a pair of black spots, like all cuttlefish, the reaper...
The pearly nacre of a nautilus shell is sought after for jewelry.