500-year-old clam reveals ‘hugely worrying’ evidence of climate change and its effects

A quahog clam, also known as a hard-shelled clam or by its scientific name mercenaria mercenaria. Published under a Creative Commons licence bit.ly/RaejCi Margaret Pizer/VASG A worrying effect of climate change has been discovered by scientists studying the world’s longest-living animal, the quahog clam. Researchers examined growth rings on the…

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Hammerhead Shark

Ah yes, the Hammerhead Shark. Take one look at this amazing fish and you’ll know how it got its name. The scientific name for its hammerhead shaped head is called Cephalofil. There are 9 different species of Hammerheads: Winghead Shark Scalloped Bonnethead Whitefin Hammerhead Scalloped Hammerhead Scoophead Great Hammerhead Bonnethead…

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