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Jellyfish & Other Zooplankton

From Oceanus Magazine

February 13, 2014

Mysterious Jellyfish Makes a Comeback

Rise in toxic stings has scientists on the alert

October 23, 2013

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

All these words describe pteropods ("wing-foot")

Amalia Aruda
February 1, 2013

Bacteria Hitchhike on Tiny Marine Life

Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?

April 25, 2012

Exhibit Spotlights Sea Butterflies

Scientist and sculptress share love of charismatic microfauna

April 4, 2012

Are Jellyfish Populations Increasing?

... and other WHOI research news

June 2, 2011

All the Pretty Jellyfish

Video captures majestic migrations of Mastigias

December 17, 2010

What's Living in the Ocean?

Ten-year Census of Marine Life discovers wealth of new species and explores biodiversity

August 13, 2010

Salps Catch the Ocean's Tiniest Organisms

Oh, what remarkably built internal mucus nets they weave

June 5, 2010

Holography and Oceanography

An audio slideshow on a new way to use lasers to reveal tiny sea life

April 16, 2010

Inside the Open Ocean

An audio slideshow on blue water diving

December 11, 2009

Dye Sheds Light on Jet-Propelled Salps

A graduate student reveals locomotion in the ocean

March 13, 2009

Celebes

An expedition to an unexplored sea seeks new species

October 6, 2008

Invasion of the 'Alien Vomit'?

A video on a potentially growing threat: sea squirts

June 30, 2006

Transparent Animal May Play Overlooked Role in the Ocean

Swarming by the billions, gelatinous salps transport tons of carbon to the depths


Voyages into the Antarctic Winter
April 25, 2005

Voyages into the Antarctic Winter

Pioneering cruises into the pack ice of the Southern Ocean reveal secrets of its fertile ecosystem

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence
January 27, 2005

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence

A WHOI engineer invents a device to measure a critical but elusive ocean phenomenon

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