Ocean Life & Ecosystems

From the tiny to the titanic, from the familiar to the undiscovered, the ocean offers a stunning diversity of marine life and nearly every kind of habitat imaginable. Dive in and explore them here.

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Reef biologists over a certain age are haunted by memories of what glorious places Caribbean reefs once were. In our youth we studied them for all sorts of reasons but scarcely thought about reef...
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Reef sharks rarely get any love. These sharks, comprising several species,...
Snow on land can make some people grumpy, but the magical-looking flakes and a...
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Scientists don’t often get the opportunity to travel through time. But nestled...

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Ever collected something a bit strange? Snow globes, pens, stamps and coins are fairly typical, but museum collections can have some odd groups. Like...
Invasive species are often in the news these days, with human-transported...
It was a hot and sunny day, with barely a whiff of breeze. I boarded a boat...

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Sharks are much older than dinosaurs. Their ancestry dates back more than 400 million years, and they are one of evolution’s...