Researchers catch a glimpse of a purple-tinged siphonophore drifting along the sea floor.
Animals that look very similar to the mushrooms you find in salads and on pizza have been found living in the deep sea. Continue reading →
A video shot during a fishing trip off of Ketchikan, Alaska, purportedly shows an orca flicking a sea lion some 20 feet in the air with its tail. Continue reading →
The blue shark is a deep-diving, long-journeying creature with a sleek, streamlined look and an insatiable appetite.
Whale sharks are congregating to a new shark hot spot that's not too toasty or too cold. Continue reading →
The bizarre visual system of the colorful mantis shrimp just got weirder: New research finds these animals use a natural sunscreen compound to see ultraviolet light.
Seahorses growl when grouchy, with researchers now wondering what additional sounds these and other tiny marine life make. Continue reading →
There's a massive sea star die-off happening, the creatures losing limbs and then essentially disintegrating. They're more important to tidepool ecosystems than it might seem, their predatory ways keeping nature in balance. So what's up with the goo?
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