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Venomous sea creatures change their venom recipe often

Venomous sea creatures often change their venom recipe, adapting the potency and recipe of their venom to suit changing predators and aquatic environments.

Record number of whales in Antarctic Bay

Scientists have observed a “super-aggregation” of more than 300 humpback whales gorging on the largest swarm of Antarctic krill seen in more than 20...

Creature of the Month: Dragonet, Callionymus lyra

One hundred and eighty-six species of the "Little Dragon" fish live from Iceland in the North to the Indo-Pacific oceans in the South. ...

Preserve the Manta Ray in Indonesia

A Flying Manta Project has been initiated by Ivan Choong who is "proud to be using my skills with underwater photography to contribute back...

Lawsuit Seeks Plan for Most Endangered Large Whale in World

The Center for Biological Diversity yesterday filed a formal notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to develop a...
Endangered Sawfish Strategy Launched

Plan to save sawfish – most endangered fish in the sea

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released a global strategy to prevent extinction and promote recovery of sawfishes. The strategy by...
Yellowfin Tuna

Tuna Industry calls for cut in Yellowfin Catch

Tuna companies and supermarkets have joined WWF in calling for better regulation of tuna fishing within the Indian Ocean. In a letter signed by...

Snorkeller killed by shark at St Johns, Egypt

A female French tourist was attacked and killed by a shark while snorkelling at the Saint John's reefs in the Red Sea. The first...

ROV Finds New Coral Species

Researchers on the third-largest atoll in the world, the Saba Bank in the Netherlands Antilles, have discovered and collected two new species of soft...

No sunglasses required for fish supper

Fishermen are always looking for a tasty catch - but it is the fish that have a natural advantage when it comes to spotting...