Rare Deep-Sea Video Shows a Squid Mom Carrying Its Eggs For Safety

Rare Deep-Sea Video Shows a Squid Mom Carrying Its Eggs For Safety

It’s a big ol’ scary ocean out there. When you’re just a teeny tiny embryonic squid, there are a lot of things that might like to have you for lunch. One strategy, employed by a variety of squids, is to protect their eggs in a giant ball of gelatinous, slippery mucus. Some deposit their eggs … Read more

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

An award-winning photographer has captured the somber moment when dozens of colorful starfish set about devouring a lifeless sea lion on the seafloor in California. Wildlife photographer David Slater captured the haunting photo in the shallow waters of Monterey Bay. The dead sea lion and its compatriots swimming in the background are most likely California … Read more