Leafy Sea Dragon

The leafy sea dragon or Glauerts Seadragon,[1] Phycodurus eques, is a marine fish in the familySyngnathidae, which also includes the seahorses. It is the only member of the genus Phycodurus. It is found along the southern and western coasts of Australia. The name is derived from the appearance, with long leaf-like protrusions coming from all over the body. These protrusions are not used for &hellip Continue reading »

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646-Pound Catfish Caught in Thailand

“Fishermen in northern Thailand have netted a fish as big as a grizzly bear, a 646-pound Mekong giant catfish, the heaviest recorded since Thai officials started keeping records in 1981. The behemoth was caught in the Mekong River and may be the largest freshwater fish ever found. “It’s amazing to think that giants like this &hellip Continue reading »

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Facebook Contest 3!

Here comes another Facebook contest! The last contests resulted in three lucky fans who received free masks, and we have MORE to give out!  We will be giving away another mask to a lucky “fan” once we hit 1050 fans! To enter, simply press “like” on the top of this page or on our facebook page.   Link &hellip Continue reading »

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The Baiheliang Underwater Museum

  Baiheliang (白鹤梁 Báihèliáng, lit. “White Crane Ridge”) is a rock outcropping in Fuling District, Chongqing, People’s Republic of China, that parallels the flow of the Yangtze. In the past it served as an ancient device for measuring water levels of the Yangtze in China, the equivalent of a hydrometric station. The horizontal rock ledge, 1.6 km long and ten to fifteen metres wide, lay &hellip Continue reading »

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The Antarctic Octopus

A research expedition to Antarctica to study the region’s octopus life has returned with descriptions of four new species, and the first known sub-zero venoms. “Antarctic octopus venom works at temperatures that would stop other venoms in their tracks,” said biochemist Bryan Fry of the University of Melbourne, who led the expedition. 0digg Antarctic octopuses &hellip Continue reading »

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