Many open ocean fish—big fish that are fundamental to the food supply of many, many nations—[have] larvae that hang out on coral reefs. Once that habitat is gone, those fish are not going to make it.
An NOAA vessel is surveying the area surrounding the Mariana Trench has so far spotted an unknown jellyfish and amoeba living in the deep.
Fifteen years ago, America’s vast $50 million Pacific groundfish fishery, which stretches some 1,200 miles from Southern California to the Canadian border, collapsed.
Bottlenose dolphins have been observed chattering while cooperating to solve a tricky puzzle – a feat that suggests they have a type of vocalisation dedicated to cooperating on problem solving.
Researchers who study fish put a high value on biodiversity in the field, yet a new study found a surprising lack of diversity among fisheries scientists themselves.


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