Know Your Cephalopods!
Not mine just thought these chocolates were cool
🔥 A single drop of seawater magnified 25 times
Closest I’ve ever seen a living Portuguese Man-o-war
My biologist friend in Alaska made a thing
Been studying the ocean for 11 years now
just wanted to share my coelacanth collection here, my favorite fish ever ❤️
Intertidal Life of the North Atlantic poster
Don't ban me please
Cute baby octopus
Let's vote for the face of the majestic orca to become the new flag for Seattle! Raise awareness for these beautiful creatures. Link in comments.
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.
Pulling through my last experiment of my grad studies , wish me luck !
awesome ocean sunfish!
Unpopular Opinion? The Gumboot Chiton is One of the Cutest Marine Inverts in the Sea!
Gonna make Nudibranch Fridays a thing now, hope you guys enjoy.
Wanted to share this pic I took of a nurse shark in Ambergris Caye Belize.
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!
Didn’t think squids could turn transparent
Glass Sponge at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography benthic invertebrates collection!
I drew this Green Moray, say hi to Jeffrey!
Imagine finding this while you’re scuba diving
Be weary of the ouch noodle
Marine diversity (taken on TG5)
Crosspost because I'm excited to see a snot bot in action
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.
squid into rock
Found a dead hammerhead shark near Oregon Inlet in NC yesterday
Girlfriend is a marine biologist. For her birthday I'm printing, painting and building her a swarm of tuna chandelier.
Thought I saw a piece of seaweed floating by me, nope one of my favourite fish!!
Bathroom for the Crustacea fans
Thought this subreddit might appreciate this lil Hermissenda as much as I do💞
What kind of crab is this?
Gumboot Chiton found during some tide-pooling
Fin whale vertebrae found in Svalbard, Norway
Stained muscle fibers in a plankton sample.
Beautiful Cow fish
We had a science and tech expo on campus today, so I got to show my research organism to undergrads and children from the community. Definitely reaffirms that I made a great decision choosing my PI and program. Gotta love fiddler crabs!
Gray Whales migrating with their babies along the coast
🔥 Majestic Kelp Forest
What is this fish? Found on the Mediterranean coast of Israel (haderah). Still boggles me what type / kind it is.
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
What fish is this ? Caught while fishing in the Philippines.
New Orca hunting technique
My friend found a megalodon tooth!!
These blue shrimp(2-3cm) came up with a Spiny Dogfish at abt 100meters below sea level off the Norwegian west coast, can anyone identify them?
Is this a slug? Found in LA Harbor
A glowing photobacterium aquarium to inspire bioluminescence awareness and appreciation
shell for hermit crabs
Found the shell of some oval shaped crustacean in Croatia. Can anyone identify it?
Deep sea or tumor or defect?
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
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!
Worlds largest species of jellyfish . The lions mane
Got a bulk shipment of mollusks to the lab with no identification on them - is this a sea hare? That’s our best guess
My lord we got close.
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
Can someone help ID this little gal/guy? Found in the Sea of Cortez. TIA
Wish to see these for real before I die
TIL horseshoe crab is prevalent in and around NYC
What is the difference between a nurse shark and a bamboo shark?
Happy Valentines day fellow Marine Biologists
A friendly octopus from a night time snorkel in Belize
Can anyone help me identify this subspecies of eel?
School of tuna chandelier follow up
What kind of whale is this?
Surgeon Fish Sunday! Sorry folks, was busy, but Nudibranch Fridays will be back!
What is this thing
Chinese supermarket, Philadelphia PA. No one knew their name in English. Huge mouth, about ten inches and $10.99 a pound.
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?
What species of coral is this (SEA)?
The description says “rare case.” Which other animals exploit the asexual reproduction of another?
Hundreds of yellow tangs in Hawaii
Identification help needed! Found in the shallow waters of San Pedro, Belize. The shells were just used to hold them.
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?
Important differences in Seals and Sea Lions
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?
Found this in the ocean. Claw? Talon? Tooth? What do you think.
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?
We saw this Spider Crab at the aquarium yesterday. But what is he doing to her/himself?!
A diagram (I’ll add labels later) of the amazingly cool and awesome Argonaut octopus. Any pointers for improvement? (Biologically speaking I mean)
Help Identifying Beautiful Shell
Egg-yolk jellyfish: “So if I were to crack an egg underwater, it’ll become that!?”
Marine biologists of Reddit! What do you call this fish?
giant eastern murex mating
What kind of fish is this?
Found this on the beach in Destin, Florida. What is it?
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).
I know they ruin kelp forests but I think they're beautiful in their own way.
The size of saggital otoliths I pulled out of a 350kg swordfish
Can you help ID these... things? Found on East and West coasts of NZ
Sea Turtle Anatomy
Predation and Commensalism in One Photo
Can you help me identifying this mollusc in heavily encrusted shell? Size 5 cm, Strait of Mozambique.
When an octopus sees a coconut shell
Help with ID, caught while estuary seining on the central coast of British Columbia
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?
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)
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.
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?
I found this at work while lifeguarding. Could anyone identify what 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????
Can someone identify this zooplankton ?
Our scientists help create a Google Expedition for the research on oceanic whitetip sharks in the Bahamas