News tagged with shallow water

New ribbon worm named after UCSB scientist

In the world of biology, having a new species named after you is considered one of the greatest honors for a scientist. Just ask Armand Kuris, professor of zoology in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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The secret life of Ireland's smooth-hound sharks

They grow to over a meter in length, can weigh up to twelve kilos and each summer they swarm into the shallow waters of the Irish east coast. Despite this, the starry smooth-hound has remained Ireland's least well known shark ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Ecology
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