An upcoming study to be published in the Geophysical Research Letters is one of the first to document the northward migration of coral as global sea temperatures are on the rise.
Scientists have learned that the fluorescence color of coral larvae can highly predict whether or not certain colored coral larvae will settle out on cue or stay in the water column long term.
About 1,000 collector sea urchins were placed on a 500 square meter patch of infested reef Saturday in hopes of controlling a non-native smothering algal infestation of a local reef.
MASNA (Marine Aquarium Societies of North America) has begun a monthly call-in show where they will have a noted aquarium expert at the microphone to answer your call-in questions.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. For Ptolemy Elrington, beauty is in creating marine art out of reclaimed materials such as hubcaps.
Hands-on activities bring students to the excitement of marine biology and the importance of good ocean stewardship. Humboldt squid provide an outstanding teaching platform for discussing climate change, ecology, anatomy, physiology, oceanography and fisheries science.
"The Wiimote can track just about anything: All that’s needed is an LED light."
A uniquely designed 660L reef aquarium featuring an assortment of soft and hard corals, clams, and a variety of fish.
A coral is recorded eating a jellyfish for the first time, in intriguing photographs taken by scientists.
EcoTech's line of innovative pumps keeps getting more and more attention lately from media sources from within the aquarium industry and from popular news agencies.
Monsters of the deep: A close up of the image shows the giant squid - believed to be up to ten metres long - firmly clamped between the jaws of the even more giant sperm whale
Moby Dick comes to life: The astonishing rare images of a sperm whale feasting on a giant squid.
BLOOMING LOVELY: Large blooms of plantlike organisms called phytoplankton seen in New Zealand waters from a NASA satellite.
A vast plankton bloom occurring east of New Zealand has been captured by satellite.
Coral in the genus Pocillopore showing bleached and normal pigmented sections. (Credit: NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service)
ScienceDaily (Oct. 26, 2009) — With technology similar to that used by physicians to perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, researchers from six institutions -- including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- working at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) in Charleston, S.C., are studying the metabolic activity of a pathogen shown to cause coral bleaching, a serious threat to undersea reef ecosystems worldwide.