Posts Tagged ‘oceans’

Coyotes’ Tastes Turn To Seafood

Monday, January 27th, 2014
animals, beaches, california coast, coyotes, diet, ecosystems, oceans, sea life, seals

Coyotes hit the beach in their hunt for food.

Ocean Acidification Stresses Fish

Monday, December 9th, 2013
scripps. rockfish, fish, clownfish, ocean acidification, climate change, stress, anxiety

Ocean acidification creates a stressful environment for rockfish.

The Stealthy Seahorse

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Seahorse

Seahorses catch their super-fast prey 90% of the time. How do they do it?

Small Ocean Monitors

Monday, November 4th, 2013
foram, foraminfera, shelled, shells, organisms, oceans, temperature, climate change, global warming

Small-shelled organisms might be our best monitors of ocean temperatures, past and present.

Sponge Heroes

Friday, October 11th, 2013
sponges, coral, corals, reefs, organisms, Darwin, nutrients, oceans, marine, animals

Are faceless sponges the true heroes of coral reef ecosystems?

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.

Hungry Sea Otters Save Shorelines

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Image by Robert Scoles/NOAA

Researchers are discovering just how vital sea otters are to healthy ecosystems.

Titan’s Missing Waves

Thursday, July 25th, 2013
titan, cassini, waves, water, oceans, tides, rain, wind, saturn, moons, Earth

Eerily, waves appear to be missing from Saturn’s moist moon.

Ocean Acidification

Monday, February 25th, 2013
OysterWaterFilter

Scientists discuss the impact of the ocean’s changing pH levels.

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