As the saying goes, the only thing assured in life are death and taxes. We try to keep up with your weekly dose of Friday Smorgi love, but sometimes life just gets in the way. However, we do have a dose of interesting aquatic stories for you this week, enjoy!
Feeding the Kids
It's feeding time for these astonishing baby reef sharks. ???
Posted by BBC Two on Monday, April 9, 2018
Here is a interesting video of baby reef sharks being fed. I still don’t know if I’d trust my toes being in the water!
This Could Work!
This company is paving roads with recycled plastic.
Posted by Our Planet on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
We use too much plastic and its causing a problem, but here is one novel way to turn this waste into something useful. Driving around the roads here in California, we sure could use this!
With a robot as their eyes and arms, scientists are looking for life deep beneath the ocean's surface—before it’s too late. "If we don't know what's there, we can't protect it."
Posted by Quartz on Sunday, February 18, 2018
We love the coral reefs, but there is something captivating about the deep sea. This video highlights what researchers have found in the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, off the west coast of United States in northern California, just north of the Gulf of the Farallones.
Muddy the Mudskipper
This is the most adorable land-fish you’ve ever seen: http://bit.ly/2fhSxt9 (via WIRED)
Posted by National Geographic on Saturday, April 7, 2018
Has anyone tried a mudskipper tank? This is one interesting fish!
Speaking About Muddy Water…
We’re not advising this for our home reefs, but murky water might be good for something. It seems coral reefs in murky water might be more resilient to coral bleaching that has devastated other colonies around the world.