Feb 26, 2018

#MolluskMonday, Unionidae or river mussels

Unionidae is a family of freshwater mussels with a global range. There are about 300 recognized species in North America alone. They’re also called river...

Jan 10, 2017

Five Facts: Barnacles

Five Facts About… Barnacles! Scientific name: Cirripedia (Infraorder) Fact 1: Barnacles are crustaceans. Although they were once thought to be related...

Jan 2, 2017

Alpheus dolerus & Asymmetrione

The Alpheus dolerus is one of 250 described snapping shrimp in the Alpheus genus. The family Alpheidae is made up of well over 600 species that are found...

Aug 18, 2016

Sea Cucumbers, with Gustav Paulay (Watch)

Explore Research at the University of Florida: Gustav Paulay, curator of marine malacology at the Florida Museum of Natural History, explains sea cucumbers and...