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Visual Signals of the Eastern Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) During Conspecific Interactions

May 7, 2020

Visual Signals of the Eastern Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) During Conspecific Interactions

Historically, octopuses have been considered solitary, asocial individuals (Barbato et al., 2007; Hanlon and Messenger, 2018); however, recent studies suggest that octopuses use a unique and systematic arrangement of visual signals to communicate with []

UNDISCOVERED SPECIES AT EXTINCTION RISK

April 1, 2020

UNDISCOVERED SPECIES AT EXTINCTION RISK

Contrary to popular belief, finding a new species is not uncommon. In actuality, we only know approximately 15% of the biodiversity on Earth and less than 10% from the ocean1. It is even easier to []

Under The Pole III - Interview with Ghislain Bardout

October 30, 2019

Under The Pole III - Interview with Ghislain Bardout

Under The Pole is an ongoing series of expeditions using technical diving in pursuit of exploration, inspiration, and science.  In 2010 the team of Under The Pole I spent 45 days at the geographic north []

Do Whales and Sea Turtles do Decompression?

July 29, 2019

Do Whales and Sea Turtles do Decompression?

Often, while I am diving on coral reefs I observe turtles resting on a ledge. It’s always around the 10m/30ft mark. Getting close to them usually reveals that the turtles are neither asleep nor foraging, []

Gardens of the Queens - Marine Protection done right.

April 11, 2019

Gardens of the Queens - Marine Protection done right.

It’s 5:30 am in Havana Cuba, my alarm clock is buzzing. Slowly my eyes adjust to the breaking daylight, today is the day I’ve been waiting for all year.

Gardens of the Queens holds []

My

December 11, 2018

My "Underwater China" Dream

I came from a mountain city of Hunan, far away from the sea. Throughout my childhood I was warned to "stay away from the water". But I didn't want to []

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