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injured whale shark

Whale sharks grow new fins

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.
Great white shark cage diving

How to judge whether shark cage diving helps or harms wildlife

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.
dolphin wake

Dolphins and humans have similar personality traits

Researchers find dolphins to be far more similar to humans than previously thought.For those who have ever observed...
Feather star

Fabulous Feather Stars

By day these beautiful animals keep curled up but on night-dives you see them in their warm colours, with their feathery arms extended.

Loggerhead turtles lay eggs in several locations to help hatchlings survive

Although loggerhead turtles return to the same beach where they hatched to lay their eggs, a new study finds individual females lay...
Christmas Island red crab

Christmas Island Red Crabs’ Mammoth Migration

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.
Silky shark

Silky sharks conservation effort working in Atlantic,  but Indo-Pacific still a problem

99.8% of shark fins come from Indo-Pacific: conservation efforts in Atlantic Ocean are working
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,...