Marine Mammals and the New Arctic

“For the times they are a-changing”

Bob Dylan

Plankton

All of marine biology begins with plankton…

Marine Invertebrates

What they lack in backbone they make up for in beauty and curiosity…

Fishing

It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming… John Steinbeck

Bony Fish

I never drink water because of the disgusting things fish do in it… W.C. Fields

Non-Bony Fish

The hunters have become the hunted, sharks and their kin are in serious trouble…

Marine Reptiles

You never met someone so loyal as a sea turtle female is to her beach…

Seabirds

At length did cross an Albatross, Thorough the fog it came…The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Samuel Coolridge

Pinnipeds

Ever wonder why Navy Seals are called “Seals”?

Marine Mammal Diving Adaptations

Satellite tags are telling us some amazing stories about marine mammal diving behavior.