World's largest sea sponge discovered in marine national monument
May 26, 2016, 6:04 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Researchers came across a sea sponge so big it's about the same size as the underwater ROV documenting it.
Tiny tuna crabs are invading the beaches of California's Monterey Bay
May 26, 2016, 12:46 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Del Monte Beach in Monterey has been blanketed in red for several days after a mass wash-up of crabs normally found near Baja.
Rare video of a blue whale feeding close to shore in California
May 20, 2016, 10:27 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
A whale-watching tour got a special sight as a blue whale lunged for krill at the surface of the water.
Submersible crew shocked by images of giant alien-like deep sea creature
May 20, 2016, 6:10 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Though it looks out-of-this-world, the creature has been identified as a rare, mysterious bigfin squid.
Gray whales swim through kelp in this zen-inducing video
April 25, 2016, 4:46 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Enjoy a meditative moment courtesy of a gray whale family swimming off California's coast.
Coral reef larger than Delaware discovered in muddy Amazon waters
April 24, 2016, 10:36 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The massive reef, likely composed of many species new to science, is unlike any other known on Earth.
5 reasons to pay attention to those dismal coral bleaching headlines
April 20, 2016, 6:32 a.m. by Catie Leary
Bleached corals are akin to dead canaries in a coal mine — a warning of what's to come if we don't address the threat of climate change.
Swarm of crabs on the ocean floor startles researchers
April 14, 2016, 11:15 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
What looked like a cloud of sediment turned out to be thousands of red crabs moving together.