Latest Marine biology Stories
At the annual meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this Sunday, a Stanford professor discussed a new method for “biologging” the activities of various sea creatures using oceanic "WiFi hotspots" technology.
The ocean provides 95% of the habitable space on Earth and harbors a vast diversity of life.
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.
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