Latest Marine biology Stories
To study the effects of ocean acidification, ten huge plastic containers called mesocosms are placed in the Gullmar Fjord in Sweden.
Clownfish became very popular 10 years ago when Disney released the animated feature film Finding Nemo, but the colorful fish are also famous among aquarium enthusiasts for their symbiotic relationship with the deadly sea anemone.
Researchers at the Plymouth University Marine Institute have developed a new smartphone app that they claim will allow regular folks to help scientists track the impact of climate change on phytoplankton.
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.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.