Shellfish


Shellfish

An aquatic animal, such as a mollusk or crustacean, that has a shell or shell-like exoskeleton.

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Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Vibrio parahaemolyticus

(Adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Vibrio parahaemolyticus (V. parahaemolyticus or Vibrio p.) is a bacterium in…

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Junk Food

Junk Food

An estimated eight million tons of plastics enter our oceans each year, yet only one percent can be seen floating…

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Feeling the Heat in the NW Atlantic

Feeling the Heat in the NW Atlantic

Rising temperatures along the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean will force American lobsters (H. americanus) farther offshore and into more northern waters, according to a new study led by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).

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Crabs Swarm on the Seafloor

Crabs Swarm on the Seafloor

Expeditions to the tropics and Antarctica have turned up crab populations—for better or worse—in unexpected parts of the globe. At…

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