Not mine just thought these chocolates were cool
Closest I’ve ever seen a living Portuguese Man-o-war
My biologist friend in Alaska made a thing
Intertidal Life of the North Atlantic poster
just wanted to share my coelacanth collection here, my favorite fish ever ❤️
Don't ban me please
Cute baby octopus
We're on a 7 week scientific research mission in the Indian Ocean and pulled up our bait cam to find 30 or so of these little guys. We put all of them safely back but kept one to do genetic sequencing on when we get back to the UK to help document and identify them.
Wanted to share this pic I took of a nurse shark in Ambergris Caye Belize.
Gonna make Nudibranch Fridays a thing now, hope you guys enjoy.
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie.....that’s a moray
Literally just a picture of a nautilus.
This photogenic porcupine fish
Such an amazing animal
They’re hiding in our trees!
Imagine finding this while you’re scuba diving
Crosspost because I'm excited to see a snot bot in action
Glass Sponge at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography benthic invertebrates collection!
squid into rock
Marine diversity (taken on TG5)
Girlfriend is a marine biologist. For her birthday I'm printing, painting and building her a swarm of tuna chandelier.
Be weary of the ouch noodle
Man O’ War jellyfish (not really a jellyfish but a siphonophore ;) ) found in Galveston ,Texas. I wanted to touch it so bad but I wasn’t gonna risk it . I named this one “Tide “ short for Tide pods.
Found a dead hammerhead shark near Oregon Inlet in NC yesterday
Bathroom for the Crustacea fans
Gumboot Chiton found during some tide-pooling
What kind of crab is this?
Fin whale vertebrae found in Svalbard, Norway
Thought this subreddit might appreciate this lil Hermissenda as much as I do💞
Beautiful Cow fish
Gray Whales migrating with their babies along the coast
🔥 Majestic Kelp Forest
Fish chandelier update
One of my Asterina starfish in my tank splitting into two today.
An absolute unit of a Circular Crab from a trawl near Cumbrae today
New Orca hunting technique
New update on Rosie!
A glowing photobacterium aquarium to inspire bioluminescence awareness and appreciation
My friend found a megalodon tooth!!
shell for hermit crabs
Today is International Save the Vaquita Day. Only between 12-30 individuals left. Discovered in 1958, these porpoises are being caught as bycatch in their only remaining habitat, the Gulf of California.
This should be the new challenge to make the world a better place!
Red Lipped Batfish, lookin' real grumpy.
Ocean Sunfish are so strange looking, but pretty cool
Got a bulk shipment of mollusks to the lab with no identification on them - is this a sea hare? That’s our best guess
Balloonfish seen on a night snorkel in Belize
GF Found this on pinterest. No ID, and I cant identify it. I think it may be a sea slug.
Fish chandelier update!
My lord we got close.
Worlds largest species of jellyfish . The lions mane
Stingray Tail Spine, just a nice photo you might enjoy.
Oooh Baby Barracuda
I miss Nudibranch Fridays D: Make it happen again u/MarineRedhead !
This algae covered little fella is a Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata) [OC]
Any idea what this is...?
The monkfish Lophius piscatorius (Lophiidae - anglerfishes) can live for more than 20 years
Wish to see these for real before I die
TIL horseshoe crab is prevalent in and around NYC
Can someone help ID this little gal/guy? Found in the Sea of Cortez. TIA
What kind of whale is this?
A friendly octopus from a night time snorkel in Belize
School of tuna chandelier follow up
Happy Valentines day fellow Marine Biologists
Surgeon Fish Sunday! Sorry folks, was busy, but Nudibranch Fridays will be back!
Can anyone help me identify this subspecies of eel?
What is this thing
Saw this thing where I live but it doesn’t look like a jellyfish or anything Ive sen before and Ive lived here all my life. Is it dangerous? What is it?
Please don't kill me
A lion's mane jellyfish can grow to be some of the biggest in the ocean. Here's a small one.
Found by the ocean in San Diego, what is this? Moves when touched
Found this on a different sub and thought you guys would appreciate it over here!
Hogchoker flatfish we caught during a fish sample yesterday
Cephalopods are not aliens
My hydra look like aliens attacking Earth
Skeleton of Regalecus glesne
Help me identify the organism responsible for these boobs. Found at Mona Vale Beach, NSW
Our scientists have found a way to measure hormones from whale blow (breath) in whales at sea!
What the hell is this? Can someone please identify this jelly spotted in Cuarto Islas, Leyte, Philippines
Spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus) are often seen in Southern California as far north as Point Conception. I saw this one in Monterey!
My parents came across this carcass in Long Beach, WA. Any idea what it could be?
The description says “rare case.” Which other animals exploit the asexual reproduction of another?
Hundreds of yellow tangs in Hawaii
What species of coral is this (SEA)?
Hey not sure is this is the place but... some kids dragged this fish out of the surf on the Oregon coast, any idea what it is?
Found on Jacksonville beach in Florida yesterday, I saw about 20 washed up while walking about a 1/4 mile....anyone know anything about what it is and how poisonous it may be?
Identification help needed! Found in the shallow waters of San Pedro, Belize. The shells were just used to hold them.
Important differences in Seals and Sea Lions
ID please. Mid north coast NSW Australia.
Giant jelly fish (foot for scale)
Can anyone identify this fish? (Image off internet). Thanks
I found these strange coils, which appear to be made of sand bonded with some sort of flexible substance, in some rock pools in Kenya. What are they?
A diagram (I’ll add labels later) of the amazingly cool and awesome Argonaut octopus. Any pointers for improvement? (Biologically speaking I mean)
We saw this Spider Crab at the aquarium yesterday. But what is he doing to her/himself?!
Egg-yolk jellyfish: “So if I were to crack an egg underwater, it’ll become that!?”
What are those green things? I found then while playing Abzû, an amazing game filled with marine creatures (all of then are real species with a cartoonish design).
giant eastern murex mating
Marine biologists of Reddit! What do you call this fish?
What kind of fish is this?
Found this on the beach in Destin, Florida. What is it?
Help Identifying Beautiful Shell
Can you help ID these... things? Found on East and West coasts of NZ
The size of saggital otoliths I pulled out of a 350kg swordfish
Sea Turtle Anatomy
Predation and Commensalism in One Photo
I know they ruin kelp forests but I think they're beautiful in their own way.
Can you help me identifying this mollusc in heavily encrusted shell? Size 5 cm, Strait of Mozambique.
When an octopus sees a coconut shell
I found this at work while lifeguarding. Could anyone identify what this is?
Can I get an ID on the brown soft coral? I took this pic in belize, and want species confirmation. Thanks!
Anyone got any clues as to what this thing is? Found it in a bag of frozen shrimp in Sweden. More pictures in the comments.
Cool looking sea star seen while tide-pooling in coastal CA. Any idea or help with the species?
This clam shell is over 2 ft wide. It was found in Northwestern Ontario......2500km from the nearest ocean. I am looking for any insight anyone has on it. I have more photos as well.
Can someone please help identify these little guys? From my local aquarium in Perth, Australia (all I know is they are local, but I need to know their names)
Hello smart people of r/marinebiology, can you please tell me what type of jellyfish this is?
A friend found this by a tidal pool in Indonesia. Do you know what animal this is?
Could anyone possibly tell me what this is from? I found it washed up on the beach. The underside is slightly shiny like abalone and the spikes are hollow.
found these things in rock pools. what are they??? trilobites????
Our scientists help create a Google Expedition for the research on oceanic whitetip sharks in the Bahamas
Dolphins swimming at night with luminous plankton
Can someone identify this zooplankton ?
I hope you all can appreciate this, I got to see a Fin Whale breach yesterday!
Photo I took of a sand tilefish while in belize. Turned out quite nicely.
What are these purple things inside a blue shark?
Anyone out there know there snails? Found this snail with a really cool pattern in a primarily saltwater environment. Florida Bay
A friend got this in with a large scoop full of shrimp fresh off a shrimp boat in South Carolina. It’s 6-8 inches in length. Any ideas as to what the heck it is?
These guys were everywhere at Rockingham beach yesterday, unusual.
What is this guy? He’s at children’s hospital and he’s about a foot long and 5 inches from dorsal to belly
Found this while strolling the beach, anyone know what it it?
Can someone identify this jellyfish? Found a bunch of them on the shores of Hilton Head Island, SC today.
ID help with this little guy - Phillipines shallow reefs
Back in May 2018, I’ve been in Dale, South Wales as part of a university fieldwork, and we came across this turquoise skeleton and no one really knows why it has this unusual colour. Does anyone have an idea why this skeleton is turquoise?
Anyone able to ID this Chiton, I need it for a project but nobody in my group has had any luck ID’ing it
Red Landmine looking thing.
What kind of shark is this? (Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask
Found this bone at a tide pool in Cambria and wondering what animal it could be from.
Hi all, my sister found this pretty intact spine while on a hike on Cape Cod, MA. Any thoughts as to what kind of creature? Presuming a seal but I’m not sure if the vertebrae are the right shape.
What the hell is this?
Niece and nephew help! We found this on the beach and we're under the assumption it is some sort of spine from a fish. Could anyone clarify, please? My nieces and nephews want to know
What is this? Details in comments
Saw about 12 of these washed up in NJ, what kind of shark are they and how did they get washed up? I put them back in the water, some swam off while some didn’t seem to make it
help! gulf coast mystery species - sunrise - low tide - florida. can not identify.