Tag Archives: oceans

Whale barnacles

I have a new story up on Scienceline on whale barnacles. Namely: How on Earth do barnacles get onto whales in the first place? The ocean is huge, barnacle larvae are tiny, whales are rare — it seems, as marine … Continue reading

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Wait, which squid?

Sloppy science reporting alert! This story is all over the place: “Giant squid” are suddenly swarming around the coastal waters of Southern California, and fishermen are hauling in huge piles of them in the name of sport, glory and endless … Continue reading

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