If you thought sharks leave mysterious traces in their path you won’t be dissapointed

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The question of whether ocean-going animals leave behind any imprints, swirls, crushed water molecules in their wake have intrigued me for some time.  This article brings scientific evidence that pieces of skin, with DNA, is released into the water as these animals swim. Read More…

The fish tornado has nothing to do with Sharknado!!

Reporting for Beachfront Pottery is Robert Kokenyesi, Godfrey, IL, 62035, USA. The Published News Article This news article is greatly disappointing for the fans of the “Sharknado” flicks, because the fish tornado in this article is a different type of fish movement.  Definitely no fish flying through air to terrorize small tons!! Great photography and Read More…

Sea slugs travel first class on the Tsunami Express

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The published news article Sea slugs have been one of my favorite sea critters for many years.  Their streamlined bodies, the delicate tentacles, and the strikingly intense coloration caught my eye when I was looking at websites o ocean critters.  Because sea slugs Read More…

An eel with a spoon nose. Riiight!

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA I have written about weird ocean creatures showing up on beaches.  Sort of makes sense that the higher tides, and the intense churning of the ocean during Hurricane Harvey killed and then deposited many sea critters onto beaches of Texas.  This creature was Read More…

Unexpectedly social manta rays swim in friendly circles

Report by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA On most images and video footage the manta rays appear to be solitary animals gliding gracefully in the great depths of the oceans.  Video obtained by drones reveal a lot more social interaction between manta rays.  Perhaps the mantas need to feel outside Read More…

Can sea pickles glow? Alaskan fisherman all say, Yes.

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The crystal-like appearance of these sea creatures caught my eye in the National Geographic report linked below.   The article details the unexpected appearance of the normally rare creatures in the East Pacific where even Alaskan salmon fisherman ran into huge masses of Read More…

Ocean current changes are modeled for climate change

Report by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artists, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. Ocean currents have long fascinated me, because of the unbelievably huge size of these current, and because of the tremendous effect these currents have on land climate.  The historical evolution of the ocean currents have lead to the picture  we see today.  Because Read More…

Blobs and sea squirts and larvae, oh my!!!

Reported by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL, 62035, USA. When you live on the coast you just never know when you’ll run into something news worthy.  How about the discovery (or re-discovery) of floating blobs in the ocean near Monterey Bay.  The national Geographic Magazine wrote about this, and below you can Read More…