Lumpsucker Laughs

Laughs from Larry, the Spiny Lumpsucker

Who said learning isn’t fun! That is what we are all about at the Puget Sound Estuarium. This page is a collection of funny jokes related to estuary and marine environments that we think are worthy of internet publication. Live, laugh, but most of all, LOVE YOUR BEACH!

Warning: Some of these jokes may require advanced scientific knowledge…or a good internet search engine.

Q: What’s a basking shark’s favorite type of music?
A: Plank-tunes

Encounters with basking sharks are rare, but not unheard of in Puget Sound! According to The Puget Sound wiki, “The basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, is the second largest living shark, after the whale shark. It is a passive filter feeder, filtering zooplankton, small fish, and invertebrates from up to 2,000 short tons of water per hour.”

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