ART DIRECTION AND DESIGN: SEAN McNAUGHTON ART: ALDO CHIAPPE TEXT: NANCY SHUTE, AUTHOR; TOM O'NEILL, EDITOR ART RESEARCH: KAITLIN M. YARNALL EDITORIAL RESEARCH: NORA GALLAGHER, KELSEY NOWAKOWSKI, ELIZABETH SNODGRASS PRODUCTION: LAWSON PARKER, MOLLY SNOWBERGER MAP DATA: NOAA; CHUCK FISHER, PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY; LESLIE WICKES, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY; KATHRYN SCANLON, USGS CONSULTANTS: SYLVIA EARLE, HARTE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR GULF OF MEXICO STUDIES; MICHAEL BECK, ZACH FERDANA, AND WILLIAM FINCH, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY; SAMANTHA JOYE, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA; PETER ETNOYER, NATIONAL CENTER FOR COASTAL OCEAN SCIENCES; PROSANTA CHAKRABARTY, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE; FRANK HERNANDEZ, DAUPHIN ISLAND SEA LAB