Metalhead dives in deep!
For many of us, the summer just isn’t the summer without time spent at the sea-side. For those of us who have a natural affinity with the sea, the perfect summer is one spent chasing the tide and getting tan-lines on sun-kissed sandy beaches. 217 more words
While studying the ocean floor off California’s Channel Islands, researchers found this mysterious species.
By Michael d’Estries
While researching previously unmapped regions of the Channel Islands off the California coast, the research vessel Nautilus came across an unusual purple mass peeking out of a coral crevice. 144 more words
Did you know that nearly every (shark) family has got its longnose cousin? There is a longnose pygmy shark and a longnose spurdog. There are even a longsnout dogfish and a rough longnose shark in a family where all member have got a long snout anyway. 416 more words
While concern over anthropogenic marine litter around coastlines is increasing worldwide, information on this litter in trenches on the seafloor is very sparse. We investigated the amount of marine litter on the deep-sea bottom around the Ryukyu Islands in the Northwest Pacific, based on trawl samples. 81 more words