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Giant Oarfish

Photo: Edmund/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Giant Oarfish

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - May 24, 2017

“WeirdFins” here, all about strange stuff in the sea, and I’m Weird Gramma. This one’s for Bill in Alexandria, Virginia, and it’s about a real-life more…

Ediacaran Fossils

Photo: Phoebe A. Cohen/Encyclopedia of Life (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Ediacaran Fossils

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 23, 2017

When the cod fishery collapsed in Newfoundland in the early 1990s, the hopes of the local fish harvesters collapsed with it. Hundreds of Newfoundlanders moved more…

Giant Ocean Pillbugs

Photo: Damien du Toit/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Giant Ocean Pillbugs

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - May 22, 2017

Well, hi! Weird Gramma here, and this is “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and more…

A 60-Ton Wake Up Call, North Atlantic Right Whales

Photo: NOAA NMFS Northeast Regional Office

A 60-Ton Wake Up Call, North Atlantic Right Whales

Source: COSEE Now/Ari Daniel - May 18, 2017

Ari Daniel created the podcast Ocean Gazing about ocean observing and exploration. In each episode, he considers the real-time swirl of creatures, chemicals, and currents of more…

Bluefin Tuna

Photo: NOAA

Bluefin Tuna

Source: COSEE Now/Ari Daniel - May 17, 2017

Ari Daniel created the podcast Ocean Gazing about ocean observing and exploration. In each episode, he considers the real-time swirl of creatures, chemicals, and currents of more…

Arctic Tern

Photo: Jaroslav Koleček (CC BY 3.0)

Arctic Tern

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 16, 2017

The Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) is perhaps best known for its extraordinary annual migration, which is often cited as the longest seasonal distance traveled by more…

Dolphins

Photo: NOAA

Dolphins

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 15, 2017

You have probably seen cans of tuna in your local supermarket marked “dolphin safe.” That label means the tuna was fished in a way that more…

Water Hyacinth

Photo: Mark Hyde (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Water Hyacinth

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 12, 2017

It may have pretty purple flowers, but Eichhornia crassipes can be a green menace. Introduced to Africa from the neotropics, this invasive weed is choking Lake Victoria, more…

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

Photo: Claire Fackler/CINMS/NOS/NOAA

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 11, 2017

Cyprus is split in half, with a Turkish sector in the north and a Greek sector in the south. The unofficial division makes scientific collaboration more…

Sea Grapes

Photo: James Steamer

Sea Grapes

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - May 9, 2017

Sea grapes may sound like something Poseidon would snack on, and not a killer algae. Yet Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea poses a serious threat to more…