Here's a really entertaining site about searching for a specific sea monster....
THE RED DEMON!!!!!
I have a soft spot in my heart for these particular creatures, they're creepy, heartless predators, but they're also kinda cute.
The source on pirateology, the history of piracy, the romance of the buccaneer, pirates in the media, modern piracy, pirate fashion, pirate parties and the influence of the renegade on the modern psyche.