Research into the “rafting” of animals on plastics and other debris in the ocean after the 2011 tsunami reveals other insights.
A research team from Singapore and Indonesia brought thousands of samples back from a deep-sea biodiversity expedition, including at least 12 new species.
Research sheds new light onto the effects of submarine groundwater discharge on coral reef growth and bioerosion.
Phylogenetic analysis of all currently identified species of yeti crabs reveals a common ancestor, and possibly more vulnerability to environmental changes.
New research shows that rising levels of atmospheric CO2 may affect cephalopod behaviors—in potentially detrimental ways.
Scientists build on a foundation of decades of monitoring to help unravel the mysterious sea star wasting disease.
Environmental monitoring of Delaware’s National Estuarine Research Reserve reveals a rich harvest of some of nature’s most ancient and remarkable characters.
New research shows dolphins exhibit the same pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease that are found in human brains, and this may cause stranding.
Three different projects across the US are using bivalves to test and improve water quality and restore ecosystems.
New research shows the 1972 Clean Water Act almost singlehandedly brought sportfish populations back to the Illinois River.
Non-native bass have had impacts on native fish species in Ontario lakes, according to scientists from the University of Toronto.
After a commercial fishing ban, Purdue University scientists lead a study finding quick recovery of Lake Michigan yellow perch maturation schedules.
Colorado River fish, despite inhabiting a protected waterway, are found to contain levels of selenium and mercury by Idaho State researchers.
Western Illinois University investigators sample native fish on the Illinois River to gauge their preferences for eating Asian Carp, as a control method.
Data analysis and modeling help York University scientists predict how climate change and warmer waters may impact Ontario walleye stocks.
The Channel Islands Marine Protected Areas have been good for fish, find researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Some shellfish in San Francisco Bay contain levels of microcystin beyond those noted as safe for consumption, say University of California researchers.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists use TurtleCam underwater cameras and an autonomous vehicle to follow leatherback turtles.
Duke University and Smithsonian Institution scientists find that midwater crustaceans have anti-reflective coatings to protect them from predators.
A pilot study by scientists at University of Notre Dame is charting the processes by which microplastics move from filter feeders to sculpin.