The Smithsonian has more whale skulls and skeletons than any other collection in...
Named for the radiant blue color on its back and sides, the blue shark (Prionace...
This cookie-cutter shark (Isistius brasilienses) has a unique bite mark that they...
A Blind Shark Baby
The blind shark (Brachaelurus waddi) is lecithotrophic viviparous— the eggs are...
The Echinophthiriidae are a family of lice that infect seals, sea lions,...
Haunted by Hurricanes
Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause devastating damage when they hit the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:03
Hot, Cold, Fresh, Salty
An observer on the seashore may make the mistake of thinking that all ocean...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:39
Who Moved the Beach?
Coastal erosion is a natural process that sweeps large sections of land out to sea....
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:22
The Moon Made Me Do It!
Much like rising and setting sun has an impact on life on Earth, the cycle of the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:03