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From Good (an on-line web magazine dedicated to enabling individuals, businesses, and non-profits to push the world forward) an infographic of the popular Monterey Seafood Watch Guides.
Back in 2008 we brought you some information on what eats sea urchins. After all, it is hard to imagine anything being able to enjoy the spiny echinoderms. Here is an interactive game (you must have Flash) produced by Stanford University that takes it one step further. Try to place which animals and/or plants are [...]
Well, first of all … I said I would post the results from the poll “The Dating Game: Marine Biologist Edition” and so here they are: Matt Hooper: (62%), Steve Zissou (30%), and finally, George Costanza (8%). Secondly, thanks to everyone that took the time to share their opinion! Lastly, Happy Valentine’s Day!
Yes. There are 45,000 different types of marine isopods. Isopods are crustaceans and have a body divided into three parts: head, thorax and abdomen. Actually, isopods are the most diverse of all the types of crustaceans and are unique because they are the most widely distrubed crustacean out there! When in doubt, call it an [...]
I’d like to share this remarkable two and a half-minute video of a horseshoe crab during the molting process. Produced by the Hong Kong Coast Watch and filmed by Kevin Laurie in May 2011, this film shows a juvenile Tachypleus tridentatus (one of the three species found in the Pacific ocean along the coast of [...]