You may have noticed that this blog has a rather bizarre name, surely something silly made up by me you’d think. Well the truth is when I was trying to come up with… Continue reading
The way in which an animal moves is essential to its survival. Hunting, escaping, migrating and mating are all made possible through the various locomotor strategies that animals employ. As a biomechanist, I… Continue reading
Dramatic footage of great white sharks attacking an underwater camera has recently gone viral across the internet. Filmed in 2013, the videos give a glimpse into the underwater hunting techniques employed by… Continue reading
Sometimes I see a creature in the ocean and just think to myself, “go home evolution, you’re drunk”. This is certainly the case when I look at the ocean sunfish. The largest bony… Continue reading
I see a lot of excellent underwater photography from the websites and forums that I frequent, all of which deserve plaudits. I recently however came across the work of amateur photographer Lynn Wu,… Continue reading
I recently came across the work of a very talented photographer who specialises in work of the oceanic nature. His ‘over/under’ category of photographs are particularly outstanding and well worth a closer look.
This is the story of Tom and Misha, two bottlenose dolphins that were captured from the wild off the coast of Turkey. They were housed in a tourist facility and became an attraction,… Continue reading
Supported by the National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), one of their research vessels, the Okeanos Explorer focuses its efforts on deep see exploration for the purpose of discovery and the advancement of knowledge. Its… Continue reading
Andrew Armour has long been known for the special relationship that he possesses with the sperm whales that surround the waters of the Caribbean where he works as a tour guide.