Creatures

All About Eels

Eels are very cool fish. It is a common misconception that they are the same as water snakes, or the ocean’s equivalent of snakes we have on dry land.   Eels are actually elongated fish. They have very long bodies that wiggle through the water. The eel will send waves through its body, which propels …

Fitness, Health Info

Intermittent Fasting Success Story! – My Interview with James of Wanderlust Estate

If you’re skeptical about what you’ve heard about intermittent fasting and time restricted eating, join the club.  For those of us who struggle with losing weight, there are countless sure-fire ways to approach weight loss, until you discover that none of them work. Intermittent fasting is just the latest trend, but it’s been gaining a …

Aquatic Mammals, Creatures, Diving

Sarcastic Fringehead: Nasty Little Bugger from the Pacific Coast

Nightmare. What does that word mean to you? Scary vampires? Frightening mummies? Creatures that jump out from dark places with gaping mouths and razor-sharp teeth? Some may say the sarcastic fringehead is the stuff of nightmares. This creepy little fish can scare off animals much larger than itself with one show of its distended mouth. …

Creatures

Manatee Information and Facts

Manatees, known by their affectionate nickname the “sea cow” or alternately “cow of the sea”, are said to be the gentle giants of the sea.  They live in shallow coastal waters and prefer warmer climates. Manatees spend their time roaming about, munching on underwater shrubs, identified mainly by their big grey bodies and whisker-covered faces.  …