If you haven’t been watching Olympic ice dancing, you should start. And if you didn’t think Antarctic krill were the ice dancers of the invertebrates, now you will. Read more about ice-associated krill in today’s comic: ‘ice krill-pades’. They are krillin’ it!
Invertebrate love takes many forms but nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like penis – fencing flatworms. Check out today’s comic: cupid’s clash to learn more. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and all the invertebrates in your life!
Can you name some animals with jaws? Great white sharks, snapping turtles, komodo dragons … Bobbit worms. That’s right, invertebrates can be pretty terrifying too. Check out this week’s comic: sneaky sand striker to learn about worms with jaws!
It’s hard to pick a favorite nudibranch (sea slug). But Melibe is easily the best smelling one. Highly coveted among marine ecologists, I have even given one as a birthday gift. Read more in today’s comic: sea slug scents!
Hitchhiker’s guide to … a freshwater mussel’s life cycle? Read about hitchhiking parasitic freshwater mussel larvae in today’s comic: bivalve babysitter. I’ll give it a thumbs up!
Anyone who knows me, knows I appreciate a good dance party. Disco clams are truly invertebrates after my own heart. Read more about these cool clams in today’s comic: deep sea disco!
If you could have one super power, what would it be?
To be invisible?
To grow armor every time you were scared? Water fleas can do just that whenever they sense predators close by. My first choice super power would still be to photosynthesize, but inducible defenses are a close second. Read on in today’s comic: water flea warriors!
Happy new year from Interviews with Invertebrates! Wishing you a great 2018 full of invertebrate fun! I hope you have enjoyed reading the comics as much as I have enjoyed making them. Thanks for tuning in over the past few months. I am looking forward to continuing to share fun invertebrates with you all this year!
The larvae featured in today’s comic have big plans for the new year. Do you?
Read about their transformations in “adulthood aspirations”.
Frosty the marine snowman? Not so much. Underwater blizzards have a different kind of snow. Read on in today’s comic.
Are you decorating for the holidays?
So are the crabs.
Read on in today’s comic about decorator crabs.