Deep Sea News

Aug 29

theoceaniswonderful:

Wonderpus portrait by Luko Gecko

theoceaniswonderful:

Wonderpus portrait by Luko Gecko

theoceaniswonderful:

Leafy Sea Dragon - Rapid Bay by Rowland Cain

theoceaniswonderful:

Leafy Sea Dragon - Rapid Bay by Rowland Cain

kurloz38:

mad-as-a-marine-biologist:

Baby Flamboyant Cuttlefish in egg case (on a sock?!) - Daniel Geary 
Hey guys, my friend Dan is becoming a super talented underwater photographer. He refuses to get Tumblr, much to my dismay. Let’s try and convince him otherwise. Hands up if you’d like to see him post his stuff on Tumblr.

Baby!

kurloz38:

mad-as-a-marine-biologist:

Baby Flamboyant Cuttlefish in egg case (on a sock?!) - Daniel Geary 

Hey guys, my friend Dan is becoming a super talented underwater photographer. He refuses to get Tumblr, much to my dismay. Let’s try and convince him otherwise. Hands up if you’d like to see him post his stuff on Tumblr.

Baby!

(via rainbowbarnacle)

the-shark-blog:

37_adj_DSC_5026 hammerhead shark at the buffet in the Galapagos by edpdiver

the-shark-blog:

37_adj_DSC_5026 hammerhead shark at the buffet in the Galapagos by edpdiver

(via theoceaniswonderful)

 
I generally bow to Dr. M and Alex when it comes to rap music knowledge, but I’m just going to add this little factlet to the DSN vaults. Rick Ross, raps about crustaceans. A LOT*. And after reading all these lyrics, I’m positive there is a special place in his stomach for all art… http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/the-official-anthology-of-rick-ross-rapping-about-crustaceans/

I generally bow to Dr. M and Alex when it comes to rap music knowledge, but I’m just going to add this little factlet to the DSN vaults. Rick Ross, raps about crustaceans. A LOT*. And after reading all these lyrics, I’m positive there is a special place in his stomach for all art…

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/the-official-anthology-of-rick-ross-rapping-about-crustaceans/

Aug 27

 I am particular about my set of gear and equipment that I take when I am out at sea. Much time spent was spent on trial and error research and development of my sea kit. The items below reflect advice from my scientific mentors and advice about tools from my father and father-in-law, one an… http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/my-25-favorite-things-for-ocean-field-work/

I am particular about my set of gear and equipment that I take when I am out at sea. Much time spent was spent on trial and error research and development of my sea kit. The items below reflect advice from my scientific mentors and advice about tools from my father and father-in-law, one an…

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/my-25-favorite-things-for-ocean-field-work/

Aug 26

 Yes…yes it is.
 

This video was just taken off of San Clemente Island by spearfisherman Carter Jessop (used with permission). This is his account of the miraculous interaction:
“The real excitement of the trip came on the second afternoon at the island. We were diving a spot with s… http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/no-way-is-that-a-manta-in-the-kelp-forest/

Yes…yes it is.   This video was just taken off of San Clemente Island by spearfisherman Carter Jessop (used with permission). This is his account of the miraculous interaction: “The real excitement of the trip came on the second afternoon at the island. We were diving a spot with s…

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/no-way-is-that-a-manta-in-the-kelp-forest/

Aug 25

   Close-up of a siphonophore [source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/features/2014/08/140821-portuguese-man-of-war-animal-ocean-science-pictures/] 
It’s monday morning and I’m dragging a little. You might be too. But this gorgeous video of Portuguese Man-o-War by Aaron An… http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/a-little-unexpected-monday-morning-zen-with-a-portuguese-man-of-war/

Close-up of a siphonophore [source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/features/2014/08/140821-portuguese-man-of-war-animal-ocean-science-pictures/] It’s monday morning and I’m dragging a little. You might be too. But this gorgeous video of Portuguese Man-o-War by Aaron An…

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/a-little-unexpected-monday-morning-zen-with-a-portuguese-man-of-war/

Aug 23

 John Tissott from the East Fremantle Yacht Club in Perth, Australia has just developed an infographic (below) on the topic of flags flown at sea.  For example, I have just learned that flags are flown by owners and worn by the yacht.  Or in my case a dinghy with substantial hole. Over at the DSN … http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/the-etiquette-of-flags-at-sea/

John Tissott from the East Fremantle Yacht Club in Perth, Australia has just developed an infographic (below) on the topic of flags flown at sea.  For example, I have just learned that flags are flown by owners and worn by the yacht.  Or in my case a dinghy with substantial hole. Over at the DSN …

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/the-etiquette-of-flags-at-sea/

Aug 22

   Source: Shutterstock 
Coral reefs are in crisis. They are fragile. They are complex. And they are disappearing faster than we are able to understand them.
This threat is exacerbated by an ecological battle raging on reef lines between corals and seaweeds. When fish are removed, seaweeds run… http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/what-the-call-of-the-reef-is-telling-us/

Source: Shutterstock Coral reefs are in crisis. They are fragile. They are complex. And they are disappearing faster than we are able to understand them. This threat is exacerbated by an ecological battle raging on reef lines between corals and seaweeds. When fish are removed, seaweeds run…

http://deepseanews.com/2014/08/what-the-call-of-the-reef-is-telling-us/