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SCUBA Fish Count

Silent divers count more fish

SCUBA divers underestimate the amount of life in heavily-fished areas, a study suggests.Scientists from Australia compared fish counts by SCUBA divers—who produce noisy...
Sustainable fishing stamps

Stamping out over-fishing

For the first time, Britain's Royal Mail has issued stamps championing an environmental issue - and that issue is over-fishing.
Killer Whale

Several species of Killer Whale, scientist say

It has long been thought that there were several types of killer whales. Now scientists are recommending that at least three be reclassified as separate species.

Squat Lobster: Creature of the Month

The Squat Lobster, Galathea strigosa, likes to hide in crevices, sometimes clinging upside down to the ceiling. You see it most commonly at...

Isle of Man Finally gets a Marine Nature Reserve

Ramsey Bay has been designated as the Isle of Man's first Marine Nature Reserve.The area will be protected from damaging activities, fisheries will be...
Cuttlefish and Camouflage

Cuttlefish – Master of Camouflage

What makes the Cuttlefish so good at controlling its colour and blending in with its surroundings? This month scientists at Harvard University and the...
Deep sea octopus

Deep sea octopus broods eggs longer than any known animal – 4 years

Deep sea mother octopus looks after eggs for 4 and a half years - breaking records for any animal's brooding period.
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...
Coral Reef

Equatorial coral reefs less affected by global warming

Ocean warming is threatening coral reefs globally. Whenever sea temperatures rise in an area, coral reefs degrade. However, a new study has found that...
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...