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By admin - Posted Oct 26, 2009 09:10 PM

Predatory coral eats jellyfish

Predatory coral eats jellyfish

More than a mouthful for most coral

A coral is recorded eating a jellyfish for the first time, in intriguing photographs taken by scientists.

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EcoTech Pumps Featured on the Ivanhoe News and ScienceDaily

EcoTech Pumps Featured on the Ivanhoe News and ScienceDaily

The innovative EcoTech MP10 pump attached to aquarium glass.

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.

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Hey Moby: you've got a piece of Giant Squid caught there between your teeth...

Hey Moby: you've got a piece of Giant Squid caught there between your teeth...

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.

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Vast plankton bloom off New Zealand

Vast plankton bloom off New Zealand

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.

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Marine Lab Team Seeks To Understand Coral Bleaching

Marine Lab Team Seeks To Understand Coral Bleaching

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.

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