Aquatic Biology

Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
27 citations · 82,649 views · 4,039 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 36,630 views · 807 downloads
Sequencing at sea: challenges and experiences in Ion Torrent PGM sequencing during the 2013 Southern Line Islands Research Expedition
7 citations · 15,230 views · 4,019 downloads
ezRAD: a simplified method for genomic genotyping in non-model organisms
69 citations · 11,124 views · 2,576 downloads
Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales
18 citations · 10,883 views · 2,316 downloads
Isthminia panamensis, a new fossil inioid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Chagres Formation of Panama and the evolution of ‘river dolphins’ in the Americas
13 citations · 10,401 views · 1,177 downloads
Indirect effects of overfishing on Caribbean reefs: sponges overgrow reef-building corals
30 citations · 9,538 views · 1,567 downloads
Weight–length relationships and Fulton’s condition factors of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the western and central Pacific Ocean
13 citations · 1,453 views · 9,490 downloads
Gooseneck barnacles (Lepas spp.) ingest microplastic debris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
58 citations · 9,123 views · 1,562 downloads
Architecture of the sperm whale forehead facilitates ramming combat
4 citations · 9,554 views · 944 downloads

Discussing these articles

24 days ago
We're thrilled to announce that our video https://t.co/4KzXgJ6ddo won 1st place in @ocean180video challenge! Watch the video and then learn more about #parrotfish on #coralreefs in the source paper https://t.co/cLEN4swRDy @TseLynn @StevenMcMurray @vicentejan

300 days ago
Boxer Crabs are the first known animals to stimulate another to reproduce. They host anemones like boxing gloves ... https://t.co/A4LNjKXKUt

Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales TC4032 Hydrophone https://t.co/x4gaAqHELx https://t.co/6pDYZ3133o

@NHM_London ...and plenty to choose from in this great round-up of "ocean giants" by @DrCraigMc & co, ofc :) - https://t.co/3Ht4K96GbB

370 days ago
River dolphins evolved independently on different continents & even within S. America. See also @PyensonLab review: https://t.co/AyxL5w3Yrp https://t.co/vt4hEJS6TD

Deutsche Welle: "When boxer crabs fight, anemones are the real winners"
http://www.dw.com/en/when-boxer-crabs-fight-anemones-are-the-real-winners/a-37348358

Phys.org: "Hard whale heads sink ships—or can they?"
http://phys.org/news/2016-04-hard-whale-shipsor.html

The Guardian: "Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds"
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/02/ships-noise-is-serious-problem-for-killer-whales-and-dolphins-report-finds

Media coverage by Earthtouch
http://www.earthtouchnews.com/discoveries/fossils/this-ancient-species-discovery-finally-explains-where-river-dolphins-come-from

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/13/how-big-are-the-biggest-squid-whales-sharks-jellyfish/

SDSU Team Is First to Use DNA Sequencer at Sea
http://timesofsandiego.com/tech/2014/08/19/sdsu-team-first-use-dna-sequencer-sea/

An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat
http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-plastisphere-20131228,0,811701.story#axzz2pIyvBcjH