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Lionfish

Scientists urge divers to remove lionfish whent they see them in the Mediterranean as they are a huge threat to native species
octopus intelligence

The octopus is believed to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates. As well as its relatively large brain, each of the octopus' eight...
Coral Reef

Malaysia has created the Tun Mustapha Marine Park - its largest yet. In the coral triangle, the new park will help protect almost 1...

Cornell University, in collaboration with The University of Queensland, has created a free online course on sharks to to spread the message that shark populations need help if we are to prevent further declines and possible extinctions
Grey shark

Good news for Indonesia's shark sanctuary: sharks and other fish are more abundant within zones with fishing restrictions according to a new study. Bad...
Photo by Enric Sala/National Geographic A group of hammerhead sharks swims over the sandy seafloor populated with garden eels at Darwin Island. These sharks are known for their ability to make sudden and sharp turns as the unique wide-set placement of their eyes allows them a vertical 360-degree view, which is ideal for stalking their prey.

More sharks live around the Galapagos Darwin and Wolf Islands than anywhere else on the planet
North Atlantic Right Whale, Mother and Calf

Rare right whales would be harmed by planned surveys using extremely intense explosions. Companies have applied to survey as much as 90,000 miles of trackline off America's East Coast, running back and forth over the same area during the first year alone.
Yellowfin Tuna

Tuna companies and supermarkets have joined WWF in calling for better regulation of tuna fishing within the Indian Ocean. In a letter signed by...
Lion's mane jellyfish

With tentacles up to three metres long and covered with stinging cells, it's better not to get too close to the Lion's Mane jellyfish....

Noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish and reduces their ability to flee from predators - causing more than twice as many to be killed.