Climate change is a pervasive force in nature. One deadly effect of climate change are more frequently algal blooms.
Kelp forests around the world are being threatened and destroyed. The enemy? Sea urchins.
Chile's surf clam fisheries have faced a rocky past-- but one community's fishery has persisted throughout it all. How?
Read about how volcanic ash travels hundreds of miles by wind and supplies iron, an essential nutrient, to ocean life.
A new study connects ocean tides with the oxygenation of our atmosphere.
As global temperature increases, salmon farming faces increasing pressure from a copepod known as the salmon louse. Are the salmon…
How does infection with parasites influence levels of Vibrio bacteria in oysters?
On a warm, February day in tropical Mauritius, an unusual tourist landed on its northern shores for the first time.
Citation: Luís Gabriel Antão Barboza, A. Dick Vethaak, Beatriz R.B.O. Lavorante, Anne-Katrine Lundebye, Lúcia Guilhermino, Marine microplastic debris: An emerging…
We know with climate change that the ocean is changing as well, but how much? Read on to find out!
Drones are great for studying dolphins in the ocean. But how do dolphins feel about those strange flying objects?
From deep-sea crabs to large apex predators near the surface, nothing seems to escape the sharp jaws of cookiecutter sharks.
It is a perennial thought for everyone out in nature, “what’s out there”? Today, we take a look at the…
Exploring ocean sea surface temperature datasets might be the answer to understanding our Earth’s climate.
Seaweed growing on shores must survive between tides. But climate change may threaten those hardy species.
There are snakes in the ocean, and this is how they suffer from harmful fishing practices.
Fish populations are becoming more and more female dominated. Read on to see how this phenomenon is linked to us.
Whale watching is a major draw for visitors to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, and it promises to balance…
Researchers based out of Japan show that deep-sea habitats sound distinct from both shallow water, coastal habitats, and from one…
Predicting tomorrow's ocean conditions relies on improving models, today. This summer, SURFO student Katharina Gallmeier worked on just that.