Looking for another great platform to get your ocean science fix? Every Tuesday you can catch a brand new episode of my Ocean Allison Podcast, where I interview individuals working to better understand and protect our watery planet. Much like the creators of this blog site, I am passionate about ocean science communication. I … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Marine life
Love UNder the C?
For Valentine’s Day this year I decided to get a little creative. Here are 3 of my own marine science related valentine creations! Below each drawing is a short explanation of the Valentine! Explanation: There is huge sexual dimorphism between male and female anglerfish. When the male is searching for his one true love (a … Continue reading
Don’t Krill My Vibe: A Tri-Trophic Mutualism in the Southern Ocean
This guest post was written by Julie Geyer. Julie is a research technician in Joel Fodrie’s lab at the UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences, where her work focuses on the ecology of seagrass beds. She graduated from Cornell University in 2014, where she worked in both Nelson Hairston’s lab, as well as in … Continue reading
“Thanks for all the fish”–the secret life of the world’s “second smartest” creature
Second smartest only to our trans-dimensional mouse overlords, that is. If you don’t know what I am talking about please catch up on your classic sci-fi literature here. It has long been a popular opinion that dolphins are some of the smartest creatures on the planet. They have brains larger than those of humans, they … Continue reading