Posts Tagged ‘fish’

Plenty of Fish in the Deep Sea

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
mesopelagic, fish, fishes, twilight zone, deep, ocean, sea

Fish biomass estimates now 10 times as high as previously thought in the deep sea.

Effective MPAs

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
fish, mpas, marine protected areas, national marine sanctuaries, marine, no take, NOAA

A new study determines five factors that make marine protected areas most effective.

Shark Trouble

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
sharks, skates, rays, cartilaginous, fish, Dave Ebert, endangered, extinction, threatened, IUCN

A new study says sharks and rays are in trouble globally.

Measuring Biodiversity

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
biodiversity, measure, measuring, oceans, ecosystems, fish, citizen science, reefs, reef life survey, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, vims, scuba, species, function, richness

Researchers, with the help of citizen scientists, are measuring ocean biodiversity in a whole new way.

Fish Face!

Friday, September 27th, 2013
sharks, fish, fossils, face, facial, jaws, jawbone, vertebrates, oceans

Meet your distant relative, Entelognathus primordialis, possibly the first earthling with a familiar face.

Ocean Acidification Research

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
coccolithophore, phytoplankton, oceans. acidification, climate change, crustaceans, mollusks, fish, echinoderms, sea urchins, corals, ecosystems, marine, warming, acidity. pH, CO2

What’s going on with the oceans and what can we do?

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, July 19th, 2013
lionfish, Luiz Rocha, caribbean, Brazil, Belize, invasive, species, coral, reefs, fish, submersible, dives

As invasive lionfish spread throughout the Caribbean and farther south, researchers are learning more about these damaging fish.

How to Confuse a Predator

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

How to Confuse a Predator

Marine Life in the Desert

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Terry Gosliner, Luiz Rocha, middle east, desert, reef, red sea, aden, gulf, kaust, saudi, arabia, oman, indian ocean, nudibranchs, fish, overfishing

Academy researchers Terry Gosliner and Luiz Rocha head to the Middle East to look for marine life.

The Hunting Party

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
fish, communication, gestures, groupers, moray, eels, wrasse, ravens, dogs, cambridge, bees, hunting, predator, prey

Coral groupers team up with moray eels and Napolean wrasse to hunt smaller coral reef fish.

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