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Lionfish

The Beautiful but Deadly Lionfish is the Creature of the Month

Lionfish, genus Pterois, is very popular amongst those with aquariums, and this trade may have led to them being described as amongst some of...
Giant manta ray

Revealed: where to dive with Manta Rays

Awesome to see underwater, the Manta Ray is an enormous fish spanning. They live in warm waters around the world, gracefully flying through the...
seychelles giant trevally

How can we conserve the Seychelles giant trevally?

When it was shown launching out of the sea to snatch birds from the air in the first episode of the BBC's...
Moorish Idol

Creature of the Month: Moorish Idol, Zanclus cornutus

You see the Moorish Idol in ones, twos or large groups in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It's not found in the Northern Red...

How fish punish queue jumpers

Fish use the threat of punishment to keep would-be jumpers in the mating queue firmly in line and the social order stable, a new...

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.
Grey shark

More fish in Indonesia shark sanctuary but fishermen turning to crime

Good news for Indonesia's shark sanctuary: sharks and other fish are more abundant within zones with fishing restrictions according to a new study. Bad...
Clownfish in anemone

Male-to-female sex change happens first in the brain, in clownfish at least

All clownfish start off as male, but can switch to female when circumstances allow, for example, when the only female present dies or disappears....

14% of Corals lost in a decade, study shows

Corals reefs across the world are under relentless stress from warming caused by climate change and other local pressures such as overfishing,...