Author Archives: Cherilyn Chin

What is Horseshoe Crab Blood Used For and How Do They Spawn? Meet Edna the Horseshoe Crab!

Hi, I’m Edna, a horseshoe crab. I’m not truly a crab, but an arthropod related to scorpions, spiders and ticks. I’m excited because it is the new moon. It is time for me to mate and lay my eggs in … Continue reading

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Happy World Manta Ray Day!

Happy World Manta Ray Day! This is Moby, and I’m a manta ray. I’ve been lucky to be featured in this blog, see Moby the Manta Ray: I Am Not a Devilfish Part 1, Moby the Manta Ray Part 2: … Continue reading

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Ocean Documentary Review: “Diving Deep: the Life and Times of Mike deGruy”

I just watched “Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy,” a documentary about an ocean filmmaker, scuba diver, deep-sea explorer and entertaining storyteller. I had heard of Mike through the many ocean documentaries I’ve watched over my lifetime, … Continue reading

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10 Questions About Sharks Answered

1. Are sharks vertebrates? Yes, sharks are vertebrates. Vertebrates have a backbone or spinal column. In the case of sharks, they have a spinal column made out of cartilage, not bone as in other vertebrates like bony fishes. 2.What is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Escape Galápagos by Ellen Prager

Escape Galápagos by Ellen Prager is a middle grade adventure novel. It’ll appeal to most nature and animal lovers, but because the protagonist is fearful of wild animals and being in nature, it also has a wider appeal. It’s like … Continue reading

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