Latest Marine biology Stories
A vast undertaking has been launched to catalog the life that inhabits our world’s oceans. For the first time, a comprehensive register of marine species has been compiled. This effort was part of a massive collaboration among hundreds of experts around the globe.
The ability of deep-sea corals to harbor a broad array of marine life, including commercially important fish species, make these habitat-forming organisms of immediate interest to conservationists, managers, and scientists.
Part of NSF's International Polar Year research portfolio, the six-nation study indicates that shallow-water populations have little in common
Researchers have come across a harmless protein mixture that can effectively destroy the crown of thorns starfish in as little as 24 hours.
When most people think of coral reefs, they are transported to temperate waters in a tropical locale. To even locate a coral ecosystem in the cold waters of the mid and north Atlantic would be a difficult endeavor. Or, at least, one would have thought.
Time may be running out on the world’s coral reefs which could be severely victimized by rising global temperatures and carbon dioxide levels
"Out with the old and in with the new" is an adage we have all heard and probably lived by in this world of fast changing technology and fads. But some tiny sea critters are showing us, newer isn't always better.
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