Cusk eels such as this one seem to prefer seafloor areas where oxygen concentrations are extremely low.
Sharks can bend, swim, and maneuver in the ocean much differently than their bony fish counterparts.
There has been a striking decline in the number of large sharks caught off Queensland’s coast over the past 50 years, suggesting that populations have declined dramatically.
Eavesdropping on groupers mating in their natural habitats isn’t creepy. In fact, it’s imperative to ensuring their survival.
Dolphins in the northern Adriatic contain high levels of PCBs – highly toxic chemicals banned in the 1970s and 1980s – and are passing the pollutant to their young, according to new research led by a marine scientist at the University of St Andrews.
Scientists in Brazil find first evidence of plastic pollution in Amazon basin freshwater fish
Information about how marine animals move through the oceans has become vitally important as efforts progress to create a global plan for securing sustainable fish stocks in the high seas.
New research finds that deaths caused by human activities are not just impacting individual North Atlantic right whales and their immediate family units…
The PNG government has pledged to triple the coverage of its current MPA network, and this new 7,500-square-kilometer (nearly 2,900-square-mile) commitment will achieve that goal.
Mesophotic reefs reside, by definition, at depths of 30 to 150 meters (100 to 500 feet). They support a variety of fish and species of soft corals like this one in Palau in the western Pacific.