Flamboyant cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) may only grow to be only 2 or 3 inches long, but they make up for their small size with some extra fabulous.
A 5-year-old rescue fur face, John Andrew is named after a street in Jamaica Plain, MA.
Yeah. It’s actually just a common ocean sunfish. That doesn’t stop us from enjoying every swear and exclamation that comes out of Michael Bergin’s mouth! But you really should know about these cool fish.
“Let it Go” becomes “H-2-O” with this awesomely fishy Frozen parody featuring the New England Aquarium.
An octopus caregiver smeared the outside of a big plastic ball with fish, added some fish inside the ball and then gave it to the octopus. This is what happened.
East Coast marine animal rescue teams just released 52 endangered sea turtles off the coast of Florida after a non-stop 24-hour road trip from New England.
She’s part Lab part Plott hound. Bet you’ve never heard of a Plott hound.
Look at the cute, hungry cuttlefish hovering there and then…OMG.
It’s summertime in Antarctica, mating season for the penguins on Torgersen Island. You know what that means.
And yes, octopuses is correct. So is octopi. Anyway, there are lots of cool things about them. Here are just a few.
OK, so most people know lobsters by the buttery goodness they find on their dinner plates. But there’s so much more to these bottom feeders.
They’re called “sea locusts” and “prawn killers.” They sport powerful claws that they use to attack and kill prey by spearing, stunning, or dismemberment. They can inflict painful gashes on divers. Mantis shrimp will haunt your dreams. G’nite!
This enormous (and yet, underweight) leatherback sea turtle got stranded in the right place at the right time. Rescued by IFAW and Mass. Audubon, rehabbed and released by the New England Aquarium, he’s now on the move with a new lease on life. This could be only the third time in history for a successful leatherback sea turtle rescue and release! Here’s how it went down:
Seven endangered sea turtles released back into ocean
A 21-pound lobster posed for the media today. Lookin’ pret-ty tasty… I mean, good.
A rare seal pup was recently born at the New England Aquarium. It’s pretty cute, just thought you might want to see the lil’ guy (or girl, don’t know yet).
What summertime holiday would be complete without pictures of sharks? For your enjoyment, five gorgeous specimens from the Phoenix Islands. (That’s a string of coral atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.) Let it be noted that these sharks, while curious, left the divers entirely alone!