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Frog Fish, Great Barrier Reef

Indonesia Coral Reefs Thrive under Centuries Old System

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

Marine Robots detect Endangered Whales

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales

Geometric Moray Eel is Creature of the Month

The Geometric moray has a long body with one continuous fin along its back. Like other morays it has elongated nostrils. You can...
Coral reef

‘100 Years’ until Bleaching a Problem for Corals in Northern Red Sea

Warming seas around the world are threatening corals. But scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar-Ilan University have noticed that corals in...
brittlestar and searobin

The story of the brittle star and the sea robin

In undersea exploration, you never know when you might witness a moment of unusual creature interaction While conducting the an expedition in Puerto Rico, NOAA's...
Rich cold-water coral reef in the Whittard Canyon area by the Isis ROV

Robots help map deep marine conservation zone

The UK's National Oceanography Centre has produced the first true three-dimensional picture of submarine canyon habitats, using a unique combination of marine robotics and...
Tiger Shark

Shark loss hits global ecosystems

The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet’s most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage — seagrasses, according to...
Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta

Loggerhead turtles home in on nests magnetically

Mother turtles find their way back to nesting beaches by looking for unique magnetic signatures along the coast, according to a new study published...
soft coral

Soft Coral is Reef Building

Scientists have long believed soft corals, one of the many endangered elements of marine life, are only minor contributors to the structure of coral...

Minke Whales Should Not be Culled

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