The Vanishing of the Big Kahuna Clam

The Vanishing of the Big Kahuna Clam

It’s a hard life being the giant clam, the ‘big kahuna’ of the Indo-Pacific region.  A legend exists that every giant clam who reaches maturity…

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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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Giant Snails Invade Miami!

Giant Snails Invade Miami!

An invasion of African Giant Snails in southern Florida is causing alarm due to the potential devastation of crops, introduction of disease, and “general yuckiness”?!…

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