Davidson Seamount: A Deep-Sea Oasis

By Samuel Georgian, Marine Biogeographer at Marine Conservation Institute Davidson Seamount is an underwater volcano located just 75 miles off the coast of California. Its summit rises an impressive 7500 feet above the surrounding seafloor, yet still remains hidden beneath 4100 feet of water. One of the largest seamounts in U.S. waters, it is uniquely Read more about Davidson Seamount: A Deep-Sea Oasis[…]

Denizens of the Deep: The Octopuses Who Make Their Homes on Seamounts

By Samuel Georgian, Marine Biogeographer at Marine Conservation Institute Octopuses are seriously cool creatures. They can rapidly change the color of their skin to blend perfectly into their environments, they have a whopping three hearts, eight arms, and nine brains, and they have evolved both venom and ink glands for defense. Their majesty doesn’t stop Read more about Denizens of the Deep: The Octopuses Who Make Their Homes on Seamounts[…]