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While the day is off a little you still get your weekly dose of Depth and Taxa. Come discover the first animal to harvest the sun's energy for it's own use.

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Do you hear that mighty Odysseus? The siren song which no man has heard and lived calls you to give heed. Tie yourself to the mast and listen to the story the sirens tell of mermaid legends, ancient warm seas, and modern grazing herbivores. Come learn all about manatees and their relations this week at Depth and Taxa!

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We're back to a weekly schedule! Every Sunday come join Depth and Taxa for new animal stories and tales from the ocean's most wondrous ecosystems. This week we're hitching up our covered submarine and roaming the prairies of the sea to find out what makes sea grasslands the most productive ecosystem on the planet.

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HOOOOOO Boy it's Big Game Day! If you're looking for something to do while scarfing your chilli between plays, come check out this week's Depth and Taxa. Today we're learning all about how National Monuments protect at-risk species. Come discover the wonders of Papaphanaumokuakea; this week at Depth and Taxa!

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We're getting high(in latitude) and going deep to discover the weird and wonderful life-history of sleeper sharks. Come explore one of the weirdest groups of fish on the planet, this week at Depth and Taxa.

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It's been quite a while since our last post, but we're breaching out of our rut with a post all about orcas. They're one of the most intelligent species on the planet and their intellects have diversified them into unique groups called ecotypes. Come find out exactly what that is and learn a little bit more about these adorable, powerful, creatures this week at Depth and Taxa!

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Hoo boy! It has been quite a while since our last post. But we're back with a profile on one of our favorite species. Come see what kind of new host Xzibit and the crew at Reef Coast Customs will find for the Emperor Shrimp this week on Shrimp My Ride.... oops we mean Depth and Taxa!

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We've finally returned with a new story about the discovery and uses of what's arguably the most important bit of chemistry ever to come out of the ocean. Come see how a humble jellyfish started a revolution into researching life itself, this week at Depth and Taxa. 

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Everyone's heard that nautilus are living fossils, but there's more to these ancient works of biological art than just a fossil record. Come discover the life of the modern nautilus (and learn a little of its family history too) this week at Depth and Taxa!

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It's the last day of #CephalopodWeek . We're celebrating the end of this party by exploring the weirdest of the octopuses. Come learn about the abstract and adorable argonauts. This week at Depth and Taxa!
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