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December 1, 2015

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December 1, 2015

Nov. 23, 2015 — Scientists are warning of the risks that seismic surveys may pose to sea turtles. Widely used in marine oil and gas exploration, seismic surveys use airguns to produce sound waves that penetrate the ... read more

New Project Aims to Develop Advanced Tools and Research Strategies for Parasite Control in European Farmed Fish

Nov. 18, 2015 — A new research project aims to improve our understanding of fish-parasite interactions and develop innovative solutions and tools to prevent, control and mitigate harmful parasites which affect the ... read more

Nov. 18, 2015 — Bubbling high concentrations of carbon dioxide into water is a deterrent to invasive Asian carp adults, researchers know. The gas makes them feel 'woozy' and they choose to swim away. New ... read more

Nov. 18, 2015 — A close cousin of the jellyfish has evolved over time into a microscopic parasite, new research shows. The finding represents the first case of extreme evolutionary degeneration of an animal ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — The iconic yellow and blue stripes of zebrafish form dynamically as young fish develop and grow. A new mathematical model helps to show how pigment cells interact to form the ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — Understanding the differences in the behavior of different seal species can help in the choice of the most effective measures to mitigate the seal-fishery conflict and in the sustainable management ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Redundancy is common in nature, for example many human genes exist in several copies. However, excessive redundancy can interfere with efficiency. Therefore, each whole genome duplication event is ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Researchers have revealed how a jellyfish -- those commonplace sea pests with stinging tentacles -- have evolved over time into 'really weird' microscopic organisms, made of only a few ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — According to new research, a mass extinction 359 million years ago known as the Hangenberg event triggered a drastic and lasting transformation of Earth's vertebrate ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — The rainwater that fell in some of the villages of Zamora (Spain) last autumn brought along a strange traveller: a green microalgae that turns a reddish color when in a state of stress. Once this ... read more

Sharks' Hunting Ability Destroyed Under Climate Change

Nov. 12, 2015 — The hunting ability and growth of sharks will be dramatically impacted by increased carbon dioxide levels and warmer oceans expected by the end of the century, a new study has ... read more

Zooplankton: Not-So-Passive Motion in Turbulence

Nov. 11, 2015 — Imagine a species that is only one millimetre long and has only a limited swimming ability. Yet, its mobility is sufficient for moving, feeding and reproducing in freshwater and seawater. That's ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — The sensitivity of marine communities to ocean warming rather than rising ocean temperatures will have strong short-term impacts on biodiversity changes associated with global warming, according to ... read more

Lakes Resist the Introduction of New Fish

Nov. 9, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new method of establishing how freshwater fish can defend themselves against an invasion of a new fish species. The method takes into account that resident species in a ... read more

The Astounding Genome of the Dinoflagellate

Nov. 5, 2015 — Dinoflagellates live free-floating in the ocean or symbiotically with corals, serving up -- or as -- lunch to a host of mollusks, tiny fish and coral species. But when conditions are wrong, ... read more

Nov. 5, 2015 — Salmon migrating from the open ocean to inland waters do more than swim upstream. To navigate the murkier freshwater streams and reach a spot to spawn, the fish have evolved a means to enhance their ... read more

Gulls Follow Ducks to Find Dinner

Nov. 5, 2015 — Gulls have learned to follow diving ducks and take the bottom-dwelling mussels that the ducks bring to the surface, a food source that would otherwise be inaccessible to them. Gulls are one of the ... read more

Nov. 4, 2015 — The relatively rare, forest-dwelling fisher is increasingly becoming the innocent victim of illegal marijuana farms in forested lands in California. According to a recently published study, ... read more

Nov. 3, 2015 — Scientists have for the first time determined the ratio of males to females in a wild foraging group of green turtles in the Eastern Pacific, which suggests that sea turtles may be vulnerable to ... read more

Nov. 2, 2015 — A new study uses a number of Earth System Models to explore how the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide and the resulting ocean acidification will affect the Southern Ocean over the next century. ... read more

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