Sturm, Alexis B., et al. “Does depth divide? Variable genetic connectivity patterns among shallow and mesophotic Montastraea cavernosa coral populations…
Nobody knows what octopus species are caught in the South Australian fishery.
Biologists try to untangle the complicated genetic basis of sex in rockfish
Critters in the deepest parts of the ocean form isolated populations even over short distances.
Scientists use cutting-edge technology to learn about the cell biology of cephalopods.
Some crabs enjoy attaching material to their carapaces to decorate themselves – what are the mechanisms at play?
Humans aren't the only animals who can harness solar power. These sponges supplement their diet with photosynthesis!
Why do some corals do better in warm water than others?
Stentiford GD, Shields JD. A review of the parasitic dinoflagellates Hematodinium species and Hematodinium-like infections in marine crustaceans. Dis Aquat…
Why are octopuses so smart? This paper looks at some of the molecular machinery involved.
Scientists from Cornell University demonstrate that a single genetic on/off switch controls the emergence of stinging cells in Cnidarians.
A species of marine algae is adapting to freshwater areas of the Baltic Sea.
Deep-sea snails obtain bacterial symbionts from the surrounding environment, allowing them to survive in harsh environments
Octopuses can sense light with their skin and this ties directly into their ability to change colors!
Learn about how quickly phytoplankton can survive frequent changes between high and low ocean temperatures!
Scientists on an Antarctic research expedition unexpectedly discovered an icefish nesting ground that appears to be the largest known fish…
This super simple animal has immune cells. What does it mean for biology? References: Mayorova, T.D., Hammar, K., Jung, J.H.…
A new study finds that over one-third of sharks and rays are threatened and may be at risk of extinction.
Citation: Ward JR, Lafferty KD (2004) The Elusive Baseline of Marine Disease: Are Diseases in Ocean Ecosystems Increasing? PLoS Biol…
Microscopic plastics have been found anywhere and everywhere, including in the food we eat. With plastic pollution on the rise,…