Absurd Creature of the Week: This Fish Swims Up a Sea Cucumber’s Butt and Eats Its Gonads

If Buddhists are right about that whole reincarnation thing, it’d be hard to imagine what you’d have to do wrong to die and come back as a sea cucumber. One minute you’re human and the next you’re crawling around the seafloor as what is essentially a mobile intestine, hoovering up food at one end and … Read more

Photo of Sea Star’s ‘Butt’ Goes Viral. Spoiler: That’s No Butt.

Vermilion sea stars (Mediaster aequalis) are known for their vivid red-orange color and the symmetry of their five arms. But one individual quickly gained internet fame for a body part that isn’t usually associated with starfish: a shapely rear end. Twitter user @Babyshoujo recently photographed and tweeted an image of the “thicc” starfish as the … Read more

Conservationists Update Local Fish Diet To Include Carelessly Tossed Ciggies

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet | Contact As our natural environment changes around us, so do the plants and animals that also call this big spinning rock home. While evolution often takes hundreds of generations to occur in nature, experts have recently revealed that our very own underwater life has begun adapting to the changing environment … Read more