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From Oceanus Magazine

On the Trail of an Invader

SSF Filip Buksa uses DNA to trace an invasion

Scallops Under Stress

When problems pile up, will scallops adapt?

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

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

Sassy Scallops

How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

Barnacles and Biofilms

Could tiny predators help banish barnacles?

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

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

Ocean Acidification: A Risky Shell Game

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

Farming Shellfish in Zanzibar

Aquaculture project aims to produce food and reduce poverty

Shellfish's Mysterious Pathways to Adulthood

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

Are Sea Squirts Crowding Out Scallops?

Invasive species is found on key shellfish habitat: eelgrass

Happy as a (Newly Discovered) Clam

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

Are Pollutants Disrupting Marine Ecosystems?

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

A Mysterious Disease Afflicts Lobster Shells

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

Still Toxic After All These Years

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

Ocean Circulation and a Clam Far From Home

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

New 'Eyes' Size Up Scallop Populations

The HabCam undersea camera system can help assess seafloor fish stocks

A Modest Proposal to Sustain Lobsters and Lobstermen

Relax minimum legal size requirements, but reduce number of traps

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

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

A Mysterious Disease Is Infecting Northeast Clam Beds

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

Cold Comfort for Barnacles

Researchers are surprised to find that frozen barnacle larvae can revive

Rites of Passage for Juvenile Marine Life

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