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Marine life welfare and environmental health preservation.
Marine life welfare and environmental health preservation.

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Snap, crackle, hush. Snapping shrimps – which produce ubiquitous crackles that guide fish larvae to reefs – may become quieter by the end of the century.
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Researchers have used the predatory foraging off whales to help assess the biota and biomass of deep sea organisms. This first could provide even more information on the unexpected great variety and interesting distribution of life at these little-known depths.
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A group of international conservation organizations launched a new strategy today to combat the decline of sharks and closely related rays, while warning that the rays are even more threatened and less protected than the higher profile sharks.
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A 60 year-old theory to explain why seas surrounding islands and atolls are particularly productive has just been proven by a marine biologist from Bangor University's School of Ocean Science, working with a colleague at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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A group of international conservation organizations launched a new strategy today to combat the decline of sharks and closely related rays, while warning that the rays are even more threatened and less protected than the higher profile sharks.
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Published in Nature, the study shows that two elements of brain genoarchitecture thought to be unique to jawed vertebrates are actually present in two jawless fish—the hagfish and lamprey.
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Scientists from the UK’s Cetacean Strandings Investigation team are trying to determine the cause of the biggest mass stranding in a century
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Dating on land may be unpleasant, but for microscopic sea animals, searching for a mate in the sea is like looking for a needle in a haystack, where the haystack is the size of Mount Everest. #copepods
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With scientists claiming that the third global coral bleaching event has begun, there is an urgent need to find all the factors that could be playing a part and according to a new study, herpes-like virus outbreaks could be playing a role as well.

Thank you +James Clair Lewis, glady joined your community!
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