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From Oceanus Magazine

September 18, 2014

Scallops Under Stress

When problems pile up, will scallops adapt?

October 23, 2013

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

All these words describe pteropods ("wing-foot")

October 9, 2013

Sassy Scallops

How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

December 5, 2012

Barnacles and Biofilms

Could tiny predators help banish barnacles?

July 16, 2010

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

A student uncovers the natural history of a little-known species

December 4, 2009

Ocean Acidification: A Risky Shell Game

How will climate change affect the shells and skeletons of sea life?

July 31, 2009

Farming Shellfish in Zanzibar

Aquaculture project aims to produce food and reduce poverty

November 19, 2008

Shellfish's Mysterious Pathways to Adulthood

A grad student peers into the lives of larvae, before they grow up to be scallops

October 3, 2008

Are Sea Squirts Crowding Out Scallops?

Invasive species is found on key shellfish habitat: eelgrass

April 10, 2008

Happy as a (Newly Discovered) Clam

Want to find something on the seafloor? Engineer Tom Crook's your man.

October 18, 2007

Are Pollutants Disrupting Marine Ecosystems?

A WHOI researcher stands up for the spineless invertebrates in coastal waters

lobster shell disease story
October 18, 2007

A Mysterious Disease Afflicts Lobster Shells

Something's rotten in the state of New England's favorite crustacean

April 23, 2007

Still Toxic After All These Years

Does oil spilled in 1969 still have impacts on wildlife? Ask a fiddler crab.

clam
November 21, 2006

Ocean Circulation and a Clam Far From Home

Radiocarbon in deep-sea sediments reveals shifts in ocean circulation and climate

seafloor mosaic of scallop beds
August 30, 2006

New 'Eyes' Size Up Scallop Populations

The HabCam undersea camera system can help assess seafloor fish stocks

lobster
July 7, 2006

A Modest Proposal to Sustain Lobsters and Lobstermen

Relax minimum legal size requirements, but reduce number of traps

April 27, 2006

Lurking Benignly on the Seafloor, the ‘Yeti’ Crab is Discovered

The white, long-armed, shaggy creature represents an entirely new family of crabs

October 17, 2005

A Mysterious Disease Is Infecting Northeast Clam Beds

...But a new technique is revealing the secrets of QPX ('Quahog Parasite Unknown')

October 7, 2005

Cold Comfort for Barnacles

Researchers are surprised to find that frozen barnacle larvae can revive

Rites of Passage for Juvenile Marine Life
January 11, 2005

Rites of Passage for Juvenile Marine Life

Learning from the life-or-death journeys of barnacle, lobster, and clam larvae

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