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Why Jellyfish May Become the “Cockroaches of the Sea”

While jellyfish (referred to as jellies for rest of this post since they are not “fish”) have been painted by public aquariums to be moving and floating masterpieces, the ocean itself has a different viewpoint on them. If the oceans … Continue reading

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The Endangered Animals of Finding Nemo: Clownfish

Did you know that 1 in 6 animals featured in Finding Nemo is endangered? Here’s one that may soon be listed as endangered: Hi, I’m Nemo! In school today Mr. Ray told us that clownfish might become an endangered species. … Continue reading

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Ollie the Octopus on International Cephalopod Awareness Days and the State of the Oceans

Wow, it’s already International Cephalopod Awareness Days again! (see my post from last year’s Octopus Day about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Here are the Cephalopod Awareness Days we are celebrating: October 8 is Octopus Day (my favorite!), October 9 … Continue reading

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Alby the Albatross and Plastic, Plastic Everywhere in the Ocean

That picture is not me, thank goodness. My name is Alby the Albatross, and it is nice to meet you. That was an albatross chick who most likely died from eating too much plastic. Hundreds of thousands of dead albatross … Continue reading

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Ollie the Octopus on Octopus Day and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Hi, my name is Ollie and I’m an octopus.  I am excited to hear that October 8 is Octopus Day during International Cephalopod Awareness Days (October 8-10).  I’m glad we’re getting the recognition we deserve, as we’re usually portrayed as … Continue reading

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