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Deep Sea fish

Deep sea fish remove a million tonnes of CO2 every year from UK and...

Fish living in deep waters on the continental slope around the UK play an important role carrying carbon from the surface to the seafloor. It...
North Atlantic Right Whale, Mother and Calf

Right Whales Threatened by Planned Seismic Surveys Along US Coast

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.

Marine-i backs innovative research approach for coastal wildlife

Rock Pool Project app lets the public identify a wide range of marine species and record the specific locations in which they were found - building up a unique new database
Marble Ray

Marble Ray is Creature of the Month

This month's featured creature is the giant Marble Ray. Three metres long it is not aggressive but watch out for the spines on its tail.

Cuckoldry incites cannibalism: Male Fish eat offspring

When a male fish is uncertain that he is the father of a clutch of eggs, he is likely to eat those eggs, according...

Corals in trouble by middle of this century

Nearly one-third of CO2 emissions due to human activities enters the world's oceans, making them less alkaline and affecting calcification of corals. By the middle of the century, corals at the Northern edges of the tropics will be in trouble with the Hawaiian island reefs will be among the first to feel the impact.
Lionfish

Marine Invaders Threaten Galapagos

Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique undersea life around the Galapagos Islands.
Sustainable seafood

Who in the world wants sustainable seafood?

Survey of 9000 people finds that people around the world want to eat sustainably fished seafood.
Coral Reef

Malaysia creates its largest marine park

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

Creature of the Month: Trevally

Trevallys are large silvery fishes with forked tails. They are fast-swiming predators of the waters above the reef and in the open sea. The species...