Biologists try to untangle the complicated genetic basis of sex in rockfish
Learn about the small, well-camouflaged spotted shrimp, and the surprisingly important role it plays on coral reefs.
Mates are often scarce in the deep sea, but one species of octopus found a life hack.
Fact or fiction: are wind turbines impacting local marine mammal populations?
Australian scientists have documented a new behaviour in humpback whales referred to as “rolling”.
How do sponge larvae use light to navigate the ocean when they don’t even have eyes?
Researchers use acoustic telemetry to track the movement patterns of sea snakes.
Biologists find that a single gene contributes to differences in stinging behavior
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Forty years after an oil spill in the Arctic, the beaches look normal to bare eyes – but are they?
Marine plastics couldn’t actually get into the areas we deem as pristine. Right?
Scientists investigate the impact of oxygen depleted water on baby sharks.
Could a simple mineral be part of the key to fixing ocean acidification?
Interviews of divers and local fishers reveal the scale, and impacts of discarded fishing gear in the Eastern Caribbean.
Biologists conduct the largest-ever study of coral phylogenetics
Temporal changes in food production and tidal currents in the surface ocean affect feeding behaviour of deep sea corals.
Rats can be found almost anywhere on Earth, but what are they doing to the ocean?
Can tropical and temperate fish coexist?
Scientists explore the viability of floating photovoltaic farms (FPV) on the ocean and how climate change may impact their use.
Even relatively simple animals have complex preferences depending on their environment.