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Great white shark

Great white sharks may be among the longest-lived fishes. New study finds the shark can live over three times longer than previously estimated, which may mean it is even more vulnerable than thought.

The oceans may be home to nearly a million marine species but two thirds of them remain undescribed.

A new genetic analysis of Antarctic minke whales concludes that population of these smaller baleen whales have not increased as a result of the...
Coral Reef

Humans are not infallible.  We get sick, we get injured.  Humans are a clever bunch though, and since prehistoric times we have used medicine...

Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that live down to 5,000 meters (around...
Lionfish

Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique undersea life around the Galapagos Islands.
Frog Fish, Great Barrier Reef

Indonesian coral reefs are thriving under a management system designed in the 17th Century.

PhD student Sally Hall has formally described four new species of king crab, all from the deep sea.javascript:void(0)The new species are Paralomis nivosa from...
Orbicella faveolata coral by Verena Schoepf

Study reveals that corals which store fat are more able to survive bleaching events. When the water in which they live gets too warm, corals...

Fish use the threat of punishment to keep would-be jumpers in the mating queue firmly in line and the social order stable, a new...