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Native to the Indo-Pacific, lionfish have gained notoriety in recent years for becoming an invasive species in the southeastern U.S., Carib...
You’d have to drive from California to New York and back—TWICE—to fully appreciate the distance traveled by the gray whale...
The new knob-tailed gecko hatched on October 16 from an egg laid in mid-August. These geckos can grow to about 5 1/2 inches and are found ...
The lateral line is found along the head and body of fish, just under the skin. It helps to detect movement, vibrations and changes in press...
This variety of anthias, named for the brightly-colored squares located right behind their pectoral (front) fins.
Anthias species are...
Image via Flickr user Eduardo Duarte.
This South American region spans 6.7 million square kilometers and supports nearly 10 percent of the ...
These bottom dwellers are found throughout the South Pacific and Indian Oceans. Once attached to a reef, they remain there for life. For a ...
Smalls was in the National Aquarium’s care for about a year as part of North Carolina Aquarium’s Loggerhead Head Start Program....
As a proud partner in North Carolina Aquarium's Loggerhead Head Start Program, the National Aquarium has been caring for and releasing juven...
Architeuthis—its scientific name—resides 1,650 to 3,300 feet below the ocean’s surface, which explains why we know so li...