The California Spiny Lobster

The California Spiny Lobster

 The California spiny lobster is a unique invertebrate (species lacking a backbone) that is found off the coast of southern California. This type of lobster belongs to a group of invertebrates known as Arthropoda. Arthropoda’s characteristics...

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Sheep Crab

Sheep Crab

It may be called a sheep crab but it looks nothing like a sheep and it sure doesn’t make a sound like a sheep. So, why are they called sheep crabs? It is reported that the name “sheep” comes from the wool-like algae that covers their exoskeleton...

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Molting its a Process!

Molting its a Process!

Throughout your childhood, do you ever remember growing out of your clothes or shoes from the previous year? Many marine organisms grow out of their “clothes” too, but instead of going shopping and buying new ones, they are capable of shedding...

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