Marine Species


12 Mar 2013
The Flying Gurnard

Flying gurnards, comprising the family Dactylopteridae, are so named because they have very large, rounded pectoral fins that allow them to glide through the water, giving the illusion that they are able to “fly.”


19 Dec 2012
The Chambered Nautilus

The curious-looking chambered nautilus, Nautilus pompilius, is a mollusk and a member of the cephalopod family, closely related to other cephalopods such as the squid, cuttlefish, and octopus.