Latest Census of Marine Life Stories
According to a recent study, medieval fishermen first took to the sea around AD 1,000 in search of food after a sharp decline in freshwater fish.
An efficient network of specialists, data and tools to explore and safeguard Antarctica formed as legacy of IPY.
Conservationists are now able to watch the movement of large groups of fish as they gather into sandbanks.
At least 235 species are thriving in both the Arctic and Antarctic polar seas, according to the Census of Marine Life.
A rapid, climate change-induced northern migration of invasive marine is one of many research results announced Tues. Nov 11 during opening day presentations at the First World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, in Valencia.
Researchers found many of the world's deep-sea octopuses evolved from a common ancestor that still exists in the icy waters of the Southern Ocean.
Canadian and U.S. biologists say they have, for the first time, successfully tracked juvenile salmon in both rivers and oceans. The achievement, officials said, was made possible by newly developed miniature tagging and tracking technologies that can follow small salmon over vast distances.
By Rach, Nina M Exploration and development of petroleum resources in deep water requires extreme engineering.
By Kristen Gelineau Associated Press SYDNEY, Australia -- Marine scientists have discovered hundreds of new animal species on reefs in Australian waters, including brilliant soft corals and tiny crustaceans, according to findings released Thursday.
By Steve Connor Hundreds of new species of marine creatures, from shrimp-like crustaceans to soft-bodied corals, have been discovered by scientists exploring the rich assortment of life inhabiting the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.