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Anglerfish

Photo: David Shale/NOAA

Anglerfish

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - April 28, 2017

Howdy, Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Have more…

Music From the Bottom of the Food Chain

Photo: David Patterson and Bob Anderson (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Music From the Bottom of the Food Chain

Source: COSEE Now/Ari Daniel - April 27, 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…

China’s Colossal Catch

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China’s Colossal Catch

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - April 26, 2017

China is the world's largest consumer, producer, and exporter of every fish species caught by their vast industrial fishing fleet, at a rate on track more…

Carnivorous Sponges

Photo: NOAA Okeanos Explorer

Carnivorous Sponges

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - April 25, 2017

Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And, boy, more…

Sea Butterflies (Pteropods)

Photo: UAF

Sea Butterflies (Pteropods)

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - April 24, 2017

In the ocean, a drama is playing out between two marine mollusks: sea butterflies--tiny swimming snails the size of a grain of sand (also known more…

Chinook Salmon

Photo: Roger Tabor/USFWS

Chinook Salmon

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - April 21, 2017

Chinook or King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) are the largest salmon. They may reach around 150 cm in length and can occasionally exceed 23 kg; other more…

Great White Shark

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Great White Shark

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - April 20, 2017

This mighty shark is often mistakenly thought of as the most voracious predator of the seas, and even has a reputation as a ferocious man-eater, more…

A Seaport For Gaza

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A Seaport For Gaza

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - April 19, 2017

Seaports have long been places of commerce and trade: hubs connecting land and sea in an import/export exchange that contributes to regional, national, and global more…

Coral

Photo: Ellmax Photos

Coral

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel Shapiro - April 18, 2017

Coral reefs are bustling cities of marine life, until rising ocean temperatures turn them into ghost towns. Can reefs spring back from devastating bleaching events? more…

Seagrass

Photo: Albert Kok (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Seagrass

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - April 17, 2017

The species that was Àlex Lorente’s passion was an extraordinarily long-lived seagrass, once common along the coast of his native Spain. Tragically, Lorente himself was more…