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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...
A Squalodontid Success
On a beach in Piña, Panama the tide is rolling out. Faint outlines of skeletal...
Wed, 06/22/2011 - 17:47
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,...
Sharks from the Vault
The sharks housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's...
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:30
Celebrating Marine Moms
The ocean is home to many moms of all shapes and sizes: from charismatic polar...
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 17:29