August 16, 2016: Dendrogramma enigmatica
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Those aren’t mushrooms- a most unusual specimen marks a new week here at SCFoW, as scientists celebrate the 20th anniversary of its discovery: Dendrogramma enigmatica, a deep-sea species of… well, we’re not really sure, to be honest. For such a small critter, it certainly … Read More

August 9, 2016: Sea Walnut
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I won’t lie, I totally geeked out about this week’s sea creature: the Sea Walnut. What an amazing animal! Truly, every time I feel like I’m pretty familiar with the crazy marine species of the world, another one comes along to blow my mind. … Read More

August 2, 2016: Spotted Eagle Ray
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It’s time for one of my favorite sea creatures of all time: the increasingly rare and beautiful Spotted Eagle Ray. I was fortunate enough to see these in the wild in the Galapagos many years ago, and have glimpsed them on … Read More