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Bottlenose dolphins

BIG LEAP  Bottlenose dolphins were spotted in 2017 off Vancouver Island following a period of warming. It was the first sighting of the warm-water species so far north in Canadian Pacific waters.  


TRUE TO SIZE  Contrary to popular belief, krill are not microscopic — they can grow to be several centimeters long. 

swimming brine shrimp

MIXING IT UP  One swimming brine shrimp generates small-scale turbulence (time lapse of suspended particles in green). But large numbers of the animals together may create currents that stir oceans.

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