LOL Ocean Giants

LOL Ocean Giants

As part of Sizing Ocean Giants, I asked students last week to generate LOLCat style memes for their study organisms. The Rules: It must include…

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And The Winners Are...

And The Winners Are…

Today was the very exciting first meeting of the Sizing Ocean Giants crew in person.  Spent the day discussing social media, database development, and ocean…

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515-Pound Atlantic Halibut

515-Pound Atlantic Halibut

German fisherman catches world-record 515-pound Atlantic halibut – said he thought he hooked a submarine. via Reddit  The Grind reports the fisherman had problems fitting…

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Giant Pink Starfish

Giant Pink Starfish

  Echinoblog, a one stop shopping place for everything Echinoderm, has a great post and pictures up about the Giant Pink Star, Pisaster brevispinus. One specimen reported at…

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Monster Goldfish Found in Lake Tahoe

Monster Goldfish Found in Lake Tahoe

A new kind of lake monster has been found, in the depths of Lake Tahoe: gigantic goldfish. Researchers trawling the lake for invasive fish species…

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We're Going to Need More Garlic Butter

We’re Going to Need More Garlic Butter

Sea Life Senior Curator Chris Brown prepares to move Japanese Spider crab named Big Daddy as it settles in to its new home at Blackpool’s…

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