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.
Only the octopus is a match for the deadly pincers of a creature that has found its way from the US to the Ebro Delta
A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics.
No one knows just how many species live in the Amazon rainforest—scientists estimate that it’s home to one-third of the world’s animal and plant species. There are still thousands out there waiting to be discovered—like these six new catfish with faces covered in tentacles.
The American blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is an invasive voracious alien species, with no known predators and with high reproductive and survival rates, which has now spread throughout the Mediterranean.
New research finds that deaths caused by human activities are not just impacting individual North Atlantic right whales and their immediate family units…
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.
In some areas, killer whales feed primarily on sea mammals and big fish like tuna and sharks and are then threatened by PCBs. In areas where the killer whales primarily feed on small fish like herring, they are less threatened.