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Dugongs - where can you dive with them and why aren't there more of them? Said to have inspired tales of mermaids, they can eat as much as 40 kg (88 lb) of seagrass a day, leaving distinctive troughs.
Whale sharks are ncreasimgly suffering lacerations and abrasions through collisions with boats, but can heal in a matter of weeks. Plus, they can even re-grow amputated fins, the first time observed in sharks.
Wildlife tourism including white shark cage-diving is growing in popularity, but these industries remain highly contentious amongst divers, conservationists and scientists alike. New tool helps judge the impact.
Researchers find dolphins to be far more similar to humans than previously thought.For those who have ever observed...
Nudging visiting divers towards environmentally friendly behaviour works
By day these beautiful animals keep curled up but on night-dives you see them in their warm colours, with their feathery arms extended.
Although loggerhead turtles return to the same beach where they hatched to lay their eggs, a new study finds individual females lay...
Best of Show is a once-in-a-life-time moment where a curious octopus took a selfie of itself with the photographer's family.
Christmas Island red crab's mammoth migration. Over 40 million of them walk up to 14 km a day to the sea. When rains are late the crabs rush to seaside, if not then they linger for up to a week on the way to feed.
99.8% of shark fins come from Indo-Pacific: conservation efforts in Atlantic Ocean are working