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amnhnyc: A new marine research laboratory on Monterey Bay in...

amnhnyc: A new marine research laboratory on Monterey Bay in California gave Frank Mace MacFarland the ideal setting to begin, in 1892, his lifelong study of sea slugs (nudibranchs). MacFarland became a world expert on nudibranchs—colorful mollusks that have no protective outer shell, and include some 3,000 species. Show More Summary

Sea salps, slugs ... aliens? What are the pink squishy creatures washing up in Huntington Beach?

Pink, gelatinous sea creatures washing up in Huntington Beach this week have beach-goers and officials scratching their heads. The small pod-like critters, which slither and burrow into the sand, were seen along state and city beaches Monday and Tuesday. "They've made an appearance on our beaches...

Carnivorous Sea Slug Sucks Up Prey in Mesmerizing Video

A bizarre-looking, soft-bodied, multilimbed, carnivorous sea slug was recently filmed off the coast of Bali, Indonesia.

Tips for Doing Macro Underwater Photography

Look at the photograph below. What an unreal, alien animal! It could be right out of one of the many upcoming Star Wars sequels. You just don’t see creatures like that in your everyday life. It’s a sea slug (to be scientifically precise:...Show More Summary

Photo: Golden sea bunny is a sweet sea slug

Jorunna nudibranch sends greetings from New South Wales, Australia.

If anyone ever tells you the ocean is boring, remind them that...

If anyone ever tells you the ocean is boring, remind them that Melibe sea slugs smell like watermelon. Mic-drop Learn more about Melibes

You’ve got to see them to melibe-lieve! With a foot for...

You’ve got to see them to melibe-lieve! With a foot for a belly, wing-like appendages, and Venus flytraps for faces, Melibe leonina nudibranch sea slugs are some of the most unusual inhabitants of the kelp forest! Swaying on kelp blades,...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Thinks Anderson Cooper Is Temperamentally Unfit To Moderate Debate

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Great news for anyone who was running out of things to be outraged about: foaming sea slug Donald Trump has done a new thing! This time, he’s saying that Anderson Cooper shouldn’t moderate the second presidential debate, coming up on October 9. “He’ll be very biased, very biased,” Trump said, like a kid who knows he sucks at [...]

montereybayaquarium: Plankton of the world, beware! While most...

montereybayaquarium: Plankton of the world, beware! While most nudibranchs, or sea slugs, crawl and graze, the melibe sweeps its hood through the water like a net, capturing unsuspecting tiny drifters. A fringe of tentacles interlock...Show More Summary

Subjective Reasoning

5 months agoHumor : Cake Wrecks

Sometimes the best part of checking the Cake Wrecks email is reading the subject lines you readers come up with. After all, it's not every inbox that can boast lines like "Loose Stool or Sea Slug?" and "Two Words: Flaming Caterpillar." Here are some more fantastic, actual examples of reader email titles from the archives. Show More Summary

Meet the enormous black sea slug that's bigger than a chihuahua

The ocean is full of strange and mysterious creatures, including a huge sea slug. Adventurer and YouTube show host Coyote Peterson checks out some of these crazy marine creatures on his Brave Wilderness show Beyond the Tide, and this...Show More Summary

Behold the super-slimy awesomeness that is the Black Sea Hare...

Behold the super-slimy awesomeness that is the Black Sea Hare (Aplysia vaccaria), the world’s largest species of sea slug, weighing up to 30 lbs and measuring over 3 feet long. Black Sea Hares come to shore to lay their eggs and are apparently even slimier to the touch than they look. Show More Summary

WTF Is That?!: Picking Up A Giant 10-Pound Black Sea Slug

5 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of the folks from Youtube channel Brave Wilderness playing with a black sea hare. It's called a black sea hare because it's black and its head tentacles kind of look like a hare's ears provided you've never actually seen a hare before and only had them described to you by somebody who's bad at describing things. Show More Summary

New Video Gets Up-Close With a Giant Black Sea Slug

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The California black sea hare is the size of a cat—and totally slimy.

Behold a giant black sea slug as big as a chihuahua - CNET

5 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

Wildlife expert Coyote Peterson searches for the largest slug in the world, the giant Black Sea Hare, along the coast of California.

Giant black sea slugs exist and they're gross AF

Spotting a slimy slug as it slithers through a garden is gross enough for some, but just wait until you see what slugs are lurking in the ocean. On a recent episode of Brave Wilderness, host Coyote Peterson enlisted the help of tideShow More Summary

Just Look at This Freaking Giant Black Slug

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Gulp. Just look at how ridiculous this thing looks. It’s a giant black sea slug known as a sea hare and it’s freaking monstrous. You don’t really hold it in your hand as much as the sea hare, which can grow up to over 3 feet long and weigh over 30 pounds, just swallows your entire arm. Show More Summary

Wilderness Expert Coyote Peterson Picks Up a Giant Black Slug That’s the Size of a Small Dog

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In his newest series “Beyond the Tide“, host Coyote Peterson of Brave Wilderness enlisted the assistance of tidal pool expert Aaron Sanchez on a search for a giant black sea hare in Southern California. Peterson was about to give up when Sanchez spotted a beautiful specimen, which Peterson gently picked up and commented on its […]

“Living Machine” Is A Half Sea Slug, Half Robot Hybrid

In the field of bioengineering, new hybrid organisms are becoming a hot topic of study. Just last month, scientists created a robotic “biohybrid” stringray out of heart cells taken from rats. The most recent biohybrid news comes from researchers at Case Western Reserve University, who have published...

Sea Slug? Disco Ball? Beautiful Deep-Sea Purple Blob Puzzles Scientists

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.

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