Jellyfish Blooms: Natural Cycle Or Increasing Trend

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Jellyfish Blooms: Natural Cycle Or Increasing Trend by Valeria … [Read more...]

Dolphin Swims To Diver To Have Hook Removed…Twice

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http://youtu.be/CCXx2bNk6UA   Dolphin Swims To Diver To Have Hook Removed...Twice by: Erica bried The Bottlenose Dolphin is one species of small cetacean most well known for interacting with humans. These creatures have large brains, with a brain to body mass higher than most other animals. They will allow humans to play with them and even to ride them. However, they are still wild animals and their behavior … [Read more...]

Dolphins Dying on the East Coast

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Dolphins Dying on the East Coast written by: Brian Kokonya   Over the past few months, carcasses of dolphins of the bottlenose species have been discovered on the shores of the ocean across the United States from Virginia to New York raising concerns over the environmental health of the oceans and the future of aquatic life in general. Several scientists have expressed concerns over the rising number of deaths … [Read more...]

OCEARCH Shark Tracker App

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  Protecting Sharks through the Help of OCEARCH’s Shark Tracker App written by: Justin Hester Sharks are in decline worldwide due to a whole range of human fishing activities. There is no debate on global warming or ocean acidification here, the blame lays square on humans. Recently a familiar set of ESPN faces has turned their fish catching machines into shark tagging machines.  Traveling the globe … [Read more...]

Watch Your Nuts! Warning Recalled

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  Watch Your Nuts!  Warning Recalled   written by: Jyang Roup A warning released over the wekend seems to have ben a joke that nobody was laughing at. The warning which was targeted at male swimmers who were regular swimmers at the coast of sweden and denmark that they should protect their private parts if they were to be safe from a testicle biting fish. the fish had been said to focus only on the … [Read more...]

Meet Mermaid Linden

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Meet Mermaid Linden by Samantha Mergenthaler   Growing up in landlocked Pennsylvania, Linden Wolbert dreamed of the ocean. So in 2005, Linden quit her nine-to-five day job and dedicated herself to the oceans. “From the time I was little I just fell in love with all things water including the creatures in the ocean,” she told the Australia Today Show, “and I find that children specifically are interested … [Read more...]

Understanding Clownfish Humor

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  Understanding Clownfish Humor   By Samantha Mergenthaler   In Disney-Pixar's beloved film Finding Nemo, there is a running joke about the clown fish who can't deliver a punch line.  The neurotic little fish tries to tell the joke three times before finally making it to the punch line “with fronds like these, who needs anemones?”  Now, if you are anything like me, you laughed at the pun, unaware … [Read more...]

Dolphin Swims To Diver To Have Hook Removed…Twice

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http://youtu.be/CCXx2bNk6UA Dolphin Swims To Diver To Have Hook Removed...Twice   by: Erica Bried Ask most people to name 5 sea creatures that they know and I would bet that the Bottlenose dolphin would be atop the list. These creatures have large brains, with a brain to body mass higher than most other animals. They will allow humans to play with them and even to ride them. However, they are still wild … [Read more...]

Releasing A Sailfish In Costa Rica By Hand

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http://youtu.be/DAhpWljvbt4 Releasing A Sailfish In Costa Rica By Hand This week we have been traveling in Costa Rica with some friends, staying near the pacific town of Quepos.  The particular house we are staying at is actually in the Manuel Antonio national park which is teeming with all sorts of wildlife. We have woken up in the mornings so far to find toucan, sloths, and monkeys perched outside our balcony. The … [Read more...]

Fish Survives Hours Out Of Water After Robbery

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Fish Survives Hours Out Of Water After Robbery by Jon Slomski In an unfortunate incident a few weeks ago, robbers broke into Animal Instincts Aquarium & Pet Center in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Tanks were smashes, money was taken, and we bare witness to one of the most resilient reef fish to ever set fin on earth. After the robbers broke into the store they took it upon themselves to break the reef aquarium where … [Read more...]