Andrew D. Thaler is a deep-sea ecologist, conservation biologist, science writer, and occasional science fiction author. His actual scientific writing can be found in the journals BMC Evolutionary Biology, Fungal Ecology, PLOS ONE, PeerJ, Tropical Conservation Science, and Marine Policy, among others. His popular science writing can be found at Scientific American, Motherboard, Hakai Magazine, and Undark Magazine, among others. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the marine science and conservation blog, Southern Fried Science. His science fiction stories are featured in Eno Magazine, Nature, and Terrafrom. He lives on a farm in Gloucester, Virginia.
He often wonders what the oceans are like on other worlds.