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Oceanic whitetip shark at Elphinstone reef by Alexander Vasenin

Creature of the Month: Oceanic Whitetip Shark – Carcharhinus longimanus

Diving with Oceanic Whitetips The glorious oceanic whitetip sharks spend a lot of time in shallow water, tend to swim slowly and are...
fur seal

Remotest islands in the world to be a massive marine reserve

Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited islands in the world, is creating the fourth largest marine reserve on the planet.
mussels

Tumble drying your clothes damages sea life

Tumble drying in a washing machine releases microplastic fibres as "laundry lint" which damages the gills, liver and DNA of marine species,...
Dolphin

Dolphin Talk

With their large brains dolphins have many factors in common with humans and great apes. Dolphins communicate primarily audibly. Whilst the sounds...
seahorse mating

Male seahorse pregnancy as complex as females’

New research by Dr Camilla Whittington and her team at the University of Sydney has found male seahorses don't just carry the developing babies...
sperm whale

Underwater robots reveal habits of endangered whales

Not all humans are morning people. Neither, according to a new study, are all sperm whales - at least when it comes...
palmyra sharks

Sharks  ‘extinct’  on 20% of world’s reefs

But hope lies in key conservation measures.Though many people find them intimidating, menacing or just plain scary, sharks...
tiger shark

Revealed: Tiger sharks’ travels and preferred hangouts in the Gulf of Mexico

Like other highly migratory sharks, tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) often cross international boundaries. Scientists now know exactly where they like to go...
golden trevally

Creature of the Month: Golden Trevally

The young fish like to seek out large animals like sharks, groupers and dugongs for protection, acting as pilot fish.
Oceanic whitetip shark at Elphinstone reef by Alexander Vasenin

Urgently needed protection granted to Oceanic Whitetip Shark

There was a vital conservation win for a critically endangered species of shark this week at the 13th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of...