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...
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