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Phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass are expected to decrease by 6% and 11% respectively by the end of century due to climate change

Phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass are expected to decrease by 6% and 11% respectively by the end of century due to climate change | marine biology | Scoop.it
It is estimated that ocean temperature warming will cause phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass to decrease by 6% and 11% respectively by the end of the century. A lower amount of these two main elements in the marine food web could reduce fish biomass in certain regions.
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Steal Their Defence And Make It Your Weapon – The Sea Slug Strategy | Saltwater Science | Learn Science at Scitable

Steal Their Defence And Make It Your Weapon – The Sea Slug Strategy | Saltwater Science | Learn Science at Scitable | marine biology | Scoop.it
Some sea slugs make the most out of every meal, stealing not just a bite to eat, but also a bit of the anemone armoury. Sara Mynott explains how they do it.
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Invasive species which can smother marine life spreading in south Galway Bay - Irish Times

Invasive species which can smother marine life spreading in south Galway Bay - Irish Times | marine biology | Scoop.it
Invasive species which can smother marine life spreading in south Galway Bay Irish Times The National Parks and Wildlife Service says it is “aware” of the spread in south Galway Bay of the carpet sea squirt, a highly invasive non-native species...
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Anemone consumes a baby seabird

Anemone consumes a baby seabird | marine biology | Scoop.it
One afternoon, my coworker Lisa Guy and I are looking through her photo archive, when I spy something that looks like an purple butterball turkey being attacked by a lime green scrunchie. Of course I have to find out what it is.
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The Intracolonial Genetic Variability of Corals - CO2 Science Magazine

The Intracolonial Genetic Variability of Corals - CO2 Science Magazine | marine biology | Scoop.it
The Intracolonial Genetic Variability of Corals CO2 Science Magazine The authors report that in recent years an increasing number of studies have suggested that genetic inhomogeneity - the co-occurrence of different genotypes within the same...
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7 Reasons You And Everyone You Know Should Boycott SeaWorld

7 Reasons You And Everyone You Know Should Boycott SeaWorld | marine biology | Scoop.it
1) SeaWorld has violated the Animal Welfare Act multiple times.[rebelmouse-image 186753 expand=1](Credit: Wikimedia Commons)In January, the USDA found SeaWorld Orlando in violation of the Animal Welfare Act after a routine inspection uncovered expired veterinary materials in the park’s surgical suit...
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A Single Drop of Seawater, Magnified 25 Times

A Single Drop of Seawater, Magnified 25 Times | marine biology | Scoop.it
You know when you're horsing around at the beach and accidentally swallow a nasty gulp of salt water? Well I hate to break it to you but that foul taste wasn't just salt. Photographer David Littschwager captured this amazing shot of a single drop of seawater magnified 25 times to reveal
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El oceano tiene muchas germes. En un gota de agua, hay es el huevos de pesca, zooplancton, y mils de germes. No hay solamente sal!  Es muy interesante.

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Marine Life to Look Out for in May

Marine Life to Look Out for in May | marine biology | Scoop.it
Here's just some of the marine life to look out for in May (Do you love rockpooling?
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5 Ways Our Own ‘Enjoyment’ is Killing Marine Life

5 Ways Our Own ‘Enjoyment’ is Killing Marine Life | marine biology | Scoop.it
Our own selfish desires are undeniably destructive and the deaths of ocean dwelling creatures occur far too often at our hands (whether intentional or not) for the sake of our own enjoyment or comfort.
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The Conflict over Drift Gillnets in California - Defenders Blog

The Conflict over Drift Gillnets in California - Defenders Blog | marine biology | Scoop.it
New progress is finally being made to ban drift gillnets off the coast of California, where they kill countless sharks, marine mammals and non-target fish. (What can cover 1,000,000+ sq feet and kill a LOT of marine life?
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Underwater treasures - New Zealand Herald

Underwater treasures - New Zealand Herald | marine biology | Scoop.it
Underwater treasures
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The drug is a superb example of what is called "blue biotech" - and just one of many in a wide-open field that holds enormous potential in everything from health research to aquaculture.
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Doubting Darwin: Algae Findings Surprise Scientists - LiveScience.com

Doubting Darwin: Algae Findings Surprise Scientists - LiveScience.com | marine biology | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com Doubting Darwin: Algae Findings Surprise Scientists LiveScience.com The researchers — who also included Charles Delwiche, professor of cell biology and molecular genetics at the University of Maryland, and Todd Oakley, a professor...
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Undersea warfare: Viruses hijack deep-sea bacteria at hydrothermal vents

Undersea warfare: Viruses hijack deep-sea bacteria at hydrothermal vents | marine biology | Scoop.it
More than a mile beneath the ocean's surface, as dark clouds of mineral-rich water billow from seafloor hot springs called hydrothermal vents, unseen armies of viruses and bacteria wage war.
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What vigilant squid can teach us about the purpose of pain

What vigilant squid can teach us about the purpose of pain | marine biology | Scoop.it
Most of us have probably felt that lasting sense of anxiety or even pain after enduring some kind of accident or injury. Now, researchers have the first evidence in any animal that there may be a very good reason for that kind of heightened sensitivity. Squid that behave with extra vigilance after experiencing even a minor injury are more likely to live to see another day, according to a report.
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CORDIS Express: Using but not abusing our marine resources - Cordis News

CORDIS Express: Using but not abusing our marine resources - Cordis News | marine biology | Scoop.it
Cordis News CORDIS Express: Using but not abusing our marine resources Cordis News For example, researchers estimate that there may be as many as 594 232 novel compounds waiting to be discovered in unstudied marine species, and that these could...
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New order of marine creatures discovered among sea anemones

New order of marine creatures discovered among sea anemones | marine biology | Scoop.it
A deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, actually belongs to a new order of animals.
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Un anémona de mar es un polipo que vive debajo de el océano. Tiene muchas tentáculos. Hay seis pies de largo. Un nueva especie estado en Algola Bay. Es relaciones de coral y los medusas. Hay muchas aprender con el océano. 

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Dolphin whistle warnings: Remotely monitoring acoustical changes in dolphin whistles may be powerful new tool for conservation

Dolphin whistle warnings: Remotely monitoring acoustical changes in dolphin whistles may be powerful new tool for conservation | marine biology | Scoop.it
A team of researchers has demonstrated that remotely monitoring the acoustical structures of dolphin vocalizations can effectively detect "evolutionarily significant units" of the mammal -- distinct populations that may be tracked for prioritizing...
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Marine photographer plans 3 year expedition to study little known sea creatures

Marine photographer plans 3 year expedition to study little known sea creatures | marine biology | Scoop.it
We can’t wait to see the pictures.(Marine photographer plans 3 year expedition to study little known sea creatures http://t.co/thpS9DXFvC http://t.co/MGZEWHt5Dw)...
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Saving the ocean with citizen scientists

Saving the ocean with citizen scientists | marine biology | Scoop.it
Gaynor Rosier is a divemaster working for a non profit research center in Spain. In this week's post, she talks us through looking for ordinary people to work as
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Scientists Learn How to Put an Octopus to Sleep | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network

Scientists Learn How to Put an Octopus to Sleep | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network | marine biology | Scoop.it
We can't really ask an octopus to count backward from 10. Which is just one of the tricky things about putting an octopus under.

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Help save marine life in... - The Petition Site

Help save marine life in... - The Petition Site | marine biology | Scoop.it
The New South Wales (NSW) government has allowed anglers to permanently fish in marine parks where some...
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media parents - #TVjob #Bristol We need a Researcher in... | Facebook

#TVjob #Bristol We need a Researcher in Bristol ideally who has a marine biology background but certainly a journalist nose for rooting out the very best...
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Free Marine Biology job postings and career opportunities. Start your Marine Biology jobs search today.
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Acidification of Polluted Estuaries: Is It Bad News for Shell Fish? - CO2 Science Magazine

Acidification of Polluted Estuaries: Is It Bad News for Shell Fish? - CO2 Science Magazine | marine biology | Scoop.it
Acidification of Polluted Estuaries: Is It Bad News for Shell Fish?
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Altieri, A.H. 2006. Inducible variation in hypoxia tolerance across the intertidal-subtidal distribution of the blue mussel Mytilis edulis.
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Ocean ridges not home to ‘more’ marine life | News | The University of Aberdeen

Ocean ridges not home to ‘more’ marine life | News | The University of Aberdeen | marine biology | Scoop.it
Undersea mountain ranges have long been thought to contain more marine life than other flat parts of the deep ocean but now an international team of scientists - led by the University of Aberdeen and Institute of Marine Research in Norway - believe...
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