The Complete Mediterranean Fish Species Identification Guide

The Complete Mediterranean Fish Species Identification Guide

The Mediterranean is famous for its warm climate, clear blue seas, and diversity of marine life. Every year, it attracts “almost a third of the world’s international travelers,” luring them in with the promise of a beach holiday par excellence. While fish aren’t that keen on sunbathing, they are attracted to the Mediterranean’s clear waters, … Read more

Do Fish Hibernate in the Winter?

Do Fish Hibernate in the Winter?

When the winter season approaches and the temperatures drop, animals, birds, plants, and fish start their seasonal preparations. The trees drop their leaves, birds start their southern migration, and some animals, like bears, stock up for a long winter’s rest. Fish vary in their response to colder temperatures. Some, like salmon, follow the example of … Read more

What Is the Most Dangerous Jellyfish?

What Is the Most Dangerous Jellyfish?

Jellyfish can be fascinating and beautiful, but for most people, it’s the potentially deadly sting they’re concerned with. There are literally thousands of known jellyfish species in the world’s oceans, and most species don’t sting humans. However, we’re here to look at the dangerous jellyfish and find out what jellyfish can kill you. The most … Read more

What Is the Biggest Bluefin Tuna Ever Caught?

What Is the Biggest Bluefin Tuna Ever Caught?

Whether you enjoy yours from a can or served as the finest sushi or sashimi, tuna is the most popular fish we eat each year. Before they reach your plate, it’s the Atlantic bluefin tuna which is by far the largest fish species of this group. In fact, the biggest tuna ever caught was a giant … Read more

8 Famous Lake Michigan Shipwrecks 

8 Famous Lake Michigan Shipwrecks

Whether for carrying goods, commercial and leisure fishing, providing essential transportation links, or for simple pleasure tourism, ships have been traversing the waters of the Great Lakes for hundreds of years. As the second-largest of the Great Lakes by volume and third-largest by surface area, there are believed to be at least 1,500 shipwrecks at … Read more

12 Common Types Of Palm Trees In California

It’s almost impossible to imagine California without throwing a few palm trees into the mix. Los Angeles is virtually synonymous with palm trees. They’re everywhere, lining the streets and adding their unmistakable silhouettes to the skyline. Although you find palm trees throughout Southern California, there’s only one variety that truly belongs there. The California fan … Read more

10 Types of Palms In Hawaii You Are Likely to Find

10 Types of Palms In Hawaii You Are Likely to Find

Hawaii is the world’s largest island chain, but only seven of its 132 islands are inhabited. Long before the first humans set foot on the islands, they were covered in vast forests of palm trees. These weren’t the coconut palms or the dwarf date palms that thrive today – they were imported by Polynesian immigrants … Read more

What is Bioluminescent Water? 6 Best Places to Spot Glowing Water

What is Bioluminescent Water 6 Best Places to Spot Glowing Water?

Bioluminescence is the light produced by a living organism. Anything that lives can produce bioluminescence, even humans, but not all do. A chemical reaction is required for an organism to produce bioluminescence. When the organic compound Luciferin combines with oxygen, an enzymatic reaction occurs Luciferase catalyzes that. This reaction produces a substance called oxyluciferin. It … Read more

How Do Octopus Mate? The Story of the Detachable Octopus Penis

How Do Octopus Mate The Story of the Detachable Octopus Penis?

Eight arms, three hearts, and even nine brains. Is there no end to just how extraordinary these cephalopods are? Well, perhaps unsurprisingly, their reproduction methods continue the trend and are also fascinating. We’re going to dive into the natural world of octopus mating by looking at the male and female reproductive systems, including finding out about … Read more