Awesome Scientific Names of Marine Creatures

I’ve had quite the busy week this week, and because some of it was actually work, I’m feeling the need for nice, light, humorous post today.  I had a flash of inspiration today while teaching (it was dichotomous key day, so Latin terms were flying…

Ya Like Dags? Turns One!

I managed to completely miss a milestone passed by this very blog yesterday.  Ya Like Dags? your #1 source for small shark action (I make no claim to the actual accuracy of that statement), is now officially one year old.  If this blog were a…

Linkodon typus

Gather ’round kids.  It’s time for another rundown of interesting, funny, and downright bizarre events happening in the world’s oceans. Yet another blog has joined The Network.  Please welcome People, Policy, Planet and make sure to leave a comment or two about how you hope…

Feeding Habits Analysis: The Wrap-Up

Wow, that’s a post a day since Sunday.  I am all kinds of productive. I reached a milestone in my thesis research shortly before Christmas when I looked through my final set of dogfish puke.  All told I’ve gone through the stomach contents of either…

Carcharhinus linkamanus

In my blogging absence, a lot of interesting stuff has happened and been written about.  And let’s face it, at this point I’ve pretty much accepted link posts as part of my usual output. Two more blogs for the SFS network!  Check out The Birds,…

Happy 2011

2010 will be ending in about 9 and a half hours, so happy new year!  Remember to indulge responsibly.  If you’re trying to decide what booze to celebrate the demise of 2010 with, might I suggest Squid’s Fist and Shark Trust (sadly not producing any…

Merry Fishmas!

Posting has been sporadic here of late thanks to the holiday season and company visiting.  I’ll be resuming regular updates in a few days.  Until then, happy holidays and only overdo the eggnog when appropriate.

Carcharhinus linkus

I keep trying to quit these link posts, but the amount of cool stuff on the internet just keeps pulling me back in… Over at The Endolymph, Dan shows us how concepts from otolith microchemistry can also be applied to sharks. Across the pond, the…

The Whole Challenger Expedition – Online

Tip o’ the hat to Mike L for this sweet find.  The manuscripts and plates from the Challenger expedition are available in their entirety online.  This is a huge boon for ocean nerds, and I intend to spend considerable time going over it once I…