A Squalodontid Success
On a beach in Piña, Panama the tide is rolling out. Faint outlines of skeletal...
Wed, 06/22/2011 - 17:47
Sharks from the Vault
The sharks housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's...
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:30
Carcharocles megalodon was once the most fearsome predator to reign the seas. This...
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
Baleen: From Whales to People
For being so big, right whales eat very small food, which they catch using baleen....
Tue, 12/08/2009 - 10:51
Under Arctic Ice
Hidden beneath Arctic ice is a world few have ever seen. Take the icy plunge with a...
Tue, 01/04/2011 - 14:48
There are more than 500 species of sharks swimming in the world’s ocean. Yet when...
Currents, Waves, and Tides
Looking toward the sea from land, it may appear that the ocean is a stagnant place....