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Ocean Animals: Pelagic Thresher Shark

Ocean Animals: Pelagic Thresher Shark | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The first of Speak Up For Blue's species' profiles, the thresher shark is an interesting predator as it uses its long tail to stun its prey by whipping it around.
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'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls - LiveScience.com

'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls - LiveScience.com | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
'Noisy' Icebergs Could Mask Whale Calls
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SAN FRANCISCO — The sound of icebergs breaking apart in the ocean could make the seas a noisier place.
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The Echinoblog: Where do those starfishes & Sand dollars on Holiday decorations come from?

The Echinoblog: Where do those starfishes & Sand dollars on Holiday decorations come from? | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Scripps leads first global snapshot of key coral reef fishes | Science ...

Scripps leads first global snapshot of key coral reef fishes | Science ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
In the first global assessment of its kind, a science team led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has produced a landmark report on the impact of fishing on a group of fish known to protect ...
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CO2-induced ocean acidification increases anxiety in Rockfish via alteration of GABAA receptor functioning

CO2-induced ocean acidification increases anxiety in Rockfish via alteration of GABAA receptor functioning | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The average surface pH of the ocean is dropping at a rapid rate due to the dissolution of anthropogenic CO2, raising concerns for marine life. Additionally, some coastal areas periodically experience upwelling of CO2-enriched water with reduced pH.
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Antarctic fjords are climate-sensitive hotspots of diversity in a rapidly warming region

Antarctic fjords are climate-sensitive hotspots of diversity in a rapidly warming region | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Deep inside the dramatic subpolar fjords of Antarctica, researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa have discovered an unexpected abundance and diversity at the seafloor.
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Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study - Huffington Post Canada

Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study - Huffington Post Canada | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study Huffington Post Canada The waters off British Columbia and Alaska are home to two types of killer whales — the resident whales that feed solely on fish, and the transient whales that travel the waters more...
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Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species - RedOrbit

Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species - RedOrbit | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species RedOrbit A research expedition to the Arctic, part of the Caitlin Arctic Survey, found that these tiny animals are more likely to battle for survival if ocean acidity continues...
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Sunday Species Snapshot: Daggernose Shark

Sunday Species Snapshot: Daggernose Shark | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
These small sharks pose no threats to humans. The opposite, however, cannot be said. Species name: Daggernose shark (Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus). Notable for their flattened snouts and relatively large...
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'Protective' marine worm discovered - FIS

'Protective' marine worm discovered - FIS | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
'Protective' marine worm discovered FIS A team of researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) discovered a nemertean worm in Antarctic waters with an exceptional feature: it incubates its eggs...
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Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change - Phys.org

Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change - Phys.org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Explore further: Scientists call for large ocean wilderness parks. More information: 'Resilience and signatures of tropicalization in protected reef fish communities' Amanda E. Bates, Neville S. Barrett, Rick D.
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Effects of ocean acidification on the dissolution rates of reef-coral skeletons

Effects of ocean acidification on the dissolution rates of reef-coral skeletons | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Ocean acidification threatens the foundation of tropical coral reefs.
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How “Walking” Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land

How “Walking” Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Pacific leaping blenny (Alticus arnoldorum) is a fish out of water.
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The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid Sea Urchins!!!

The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid Sea Urchins!!! | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Echinoblog: The Echinoderm Christmas Tree?? Antarctic Cidaroid urchins! http://t.co/jIMc3VoNO9
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Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades - Business Insider

Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades - Business Insider | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Video Shows Dozens Of Pilot Whales Stranded In The Everglades
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Wildlife officials are trying to rescue a pod of pilot whales stranded in the waters near Florida's Everglades National Park on Wednesday, reports NBC6.com.
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Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef - Huffington Post

Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef - Huffington Post | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Scientists Hope Coral Reef Breeding Will Save Great Barrier Reef
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Called the 'Greatest Sex Show on Earth,' the coral of the Great Barrier Reef spawn every spring under a full moon, releasing countless sperm and eggs into the sea.
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Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries - Science Daily (press release)

Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries - Science Daily (press release) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
University of Wyoming News Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries Science Daily (press release) Traveling aboard the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 345 to the Hess Deep in the Pacific Ocean, the scientific voyagers...
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Join us live from the Antarctic

Join us live from the Antarctic | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Guardian will be blogging, tweeting and sending pictures and video from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition
You can follow the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 on the Guardian's Antarctica Live blog.
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Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic - SBWire (press release)

Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic - SBWire (press release) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic SBWire (press release) Honolulu, HI -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/03/2013 -- Scuba divers looking for a new adventure are invited to visit http://oahunightdiving.com/ to discover a whole new underwater...
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Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens - ABC Online (blog)

Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens - ABC Online (blog) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens ABC Online (blog) Port Stephens is home to a diverse range of sea slugs - or nudibranchs - and this weekend Southern Cross University, the Department of Primary Industries and the Museum and Art Gallery of the...
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Tool use in crocodylians: crocodiles and alligators use sticks as lures to attract waterbirds

Tool use in crocodylians: crocodiles and alligators use sticks as lures to attract waterbirds | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
In recent years it has – I really, really hope – become better known that non-bird reptiles (turtles, lizards, snakes, crocodiles, alligators and so on) are not boring dullards, but behaviourally...
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Squid Rocket Science - Deep-Sea News

Squid Rocket Science - Deep-Sea News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Squid Rocket Science
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... John Payne, Teresa Cerveira Borges, Tierney Thys “Squid rocket science: How squid launch into air.” Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 95, 15 October 2013, Pages 113–118.
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Nearly a billion ocean-dependent people at risk because of global warming

Nearly a billion ocean-dependent people at risk because of global warming | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
A recent study published in PLOS Biology has analyzed the chemical changes in the Earth’s oceans caused by excessive greenhouse gas emissions.
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Habitat traits and food availability determine the response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification

Habitat traits and food availability determine the response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Energy availability and local adaptation are major components in mediating the effects of ocean acidification (OA) on marine species.
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