Scientists have used historic DNA to discover some of the highest-risk populations of the endangered dugong are so genetically distinct, losing them would be the equivalent of losing a species of elephant.
Researchers of the 2019 Nautilus expedition exploring Southwest Baker Island in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument spotted a Cirroteuthid octopus.
When the managers of the Great Barrier Reef recently rated its outlook as very poor, a few well-known threats dominated the headlines.
Beluga whales, like this one, as well as killer whales were held in a so-called “whale jail”
The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS and other conservation NGOs, government agencies, and universities.
A new scientific paper co-authored by the University of Plymouth has said that eight urgent, simultaneous actions are needed to head off potential ecological disaster in the global ocean, amid signs of steeper and faster changes than even recent models predicted.
Florida’s coral reefs are experiencing a multi-year outbreak of stony coral tissue loss disease.
artificial light in coral reefs leaves the famous fish unable to reproduce offspring, according to a new study.
It may be nearing winter in Australia, but things are getting hot at Ningaloo Reef where scientists have captured whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) attempting to mate.
Two humpback whales engaging in what is known as lunge-feeding, a feeding strategy in which these baleen whales speed to the surface and engulf schooling fish such as menhaden.