Peer into my lab notebook as I analyse a shark specimen and report on my findings
The notorious tail of threshers makes it a standout sharks species. Unfortunately, on my quest to learn more, I unearthed some shocking bycatch numbers from the New Zealand deepwater fishery…
What do estuaries have to do with the ocean? Turns out: a lot.
The species-area relationship and Bergmann’s rule: attempts to explain global patterns in biodiversity
Who doesn’t love tearing apart a couple of dusty, ecological rules to see just how grounded they are?
Join me as I take you under the crystal clear waters of Rarotonga.
Learn about how three pumps in the ocean work to cycle carbon around the seafloor, the Earth’s interior, and the atmosphere.
An increase in global temperature occurs alongside a decrease of oceanic pH… coincidence? I think not!
That’s right, around these parts we call “star fish” sea stars.
For the people that just can’t get enough crabs and lice in their life!
Welcome to the worms! (I promise I did not make any of those phyla up).
Lophophorata is a clade composed of three Phyla: Phoronida, Brachiopoda, and Bryozoa. They are grouped like this due to one uniting structure, the lophophore.
Mollusca is the second largest invertebrate phylum in the world and includes clams, mussels, sea snails, octopuses, and so many more that I’d need a whole other blog post just to list them for you!
Seriously, wtf are ctenophores?
Does anyone know how to pronounce anemone correctly? And what’s with the silent C in Cnidaria? So many questions, so let’s get to it!
Let’s face it, sponges are an obscure bunch of animals. With no nervous, digestive, excretory, or circulatory system, how on earth are they even classified as a living organism?