Spineless Packs A Punch

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Juli Berwald, Ph.D. is a science writer who authored Spineless, a book about jellyfish, as well as textbooks and popular science articles for National Geographic Magazine, Oceanus, Redbook, and [...]

Different Stings Around The World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pat Gallant-Charette unfailingly comes out of the oceans from her training or long marathon swims with a bright, wide smile. For those who know her well, this sunny demeanor [...]

How Small And Unseen Can Jellyfish Be?

Courtesy of Science from Fish parasite is a stripped-down jellyfish. Jellyfish can be much smaller than previously thought. In the photo above, spores are approximately 10 micrometers in width, consisting of just a few cells. [...]

When Injuries Happen In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After Mike Spalding was bitten by a shark on his channel swim in Hawaii, he was immediately treated in a hospital after his escort boat motored him back to [...]

Man With Mother Nature In The Open Water

Photo of Pádraig Mallon courtesy of Brian Meharg. When swimmers venture past the shoreline in open bodies of water, they occasionally come in contact with a wide variety of marine life. These denizens of the [...]

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