Jellyfish & Other Zooplankton

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From Oceanus Magazine

Journey Into the Ocean's Microbiomes

A scientist examines a tango between marine animals and bacteria

Mysterious Jellyfish Makes a Comeback

Rise in toxic stings has scientists on the alert

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

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

Bacteria Hitchhike on Tiny Marine Life

Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?

Exhibit Spotlights Sea Butterflies

Scientist and sculptress share love of charismatic microfauna

Are Jellyfish Populations Increasing?

... and other WHOI research news

All the Pretty Jellyfish

Video captures majestic migrations of Mastigias

What's Living in the Ocean?

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

Salps Catch the Ocean's Tiniest Organisms

Oh, what remarkably built internal mucus nets they weave

Holography and Oceanography

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

Inside the Open Ocean

An audio slideshow on blue water diving

Dye Sheds Light on Jet-Propelled Salps

A graduate student reveals locomotion in the ocean

Celebes

An expedition to an unexplored sea seeks new species

Invasion of the 'Alien Vomit'?

A video on a potentially growing threat: sea squirts

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

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

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence

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