Named for the radiant blue color on its back and sides, the blue shark (Prionace...
The Whale Acoustic Lab
John Hildebrand discusses his research at the Scripps Whale Acoustic Lab on the...
Mon, 11/30/2009 - 12:32
A purse seine is a huge wall of netting that is set in a circle around a school of...
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
Ups and Downs
The rise and fall of the ocean tides is a predictable phenomenon influenced by the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51