Ocean Life


Life Without Guts

The Atlantic

Piece and accompanying video highlights the Alvin sub and the discovery of hydrothermal vent life

Happy Hallow-Marine

Happy Hallow-Marine

A pair of anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) take shelter in a pumpkin-shaped sea anemone on a coral reef in the Red…

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Coral Investigators

Coral Investigators

Researchers Paul Henderson (left) and Luis Vasquez-Bedoya collect coral samples from a large reef in the waters off Mexico’s Yucatan…

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Sound and Color

The Current - UC Santa Barbara

features Mark Baumgartner and Daniel Zitterbart

Study Identifies Whale Blow Microbiome

Study Identifies Whale Blow Microbiome

A new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and colleagues identified for the first time an extensive conserved group of bacteria within healthy humpback whales’ blow’”the moist breath that whales spray out of their blowholes when they exhale.

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Homing in on Home

Homing in on Home

Justin Suca dives to the seafloor to install an audio recorder off the coast of the island of St. John in…

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Coral Chemistry

Coral Chemistry

MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Chawalit “Net” Charoenpong teaches WHOI Summer Student Fellow Brooke Rasina to measure the amount of nitrogen…

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How Do Fish Find Their Way?

How Do Fish Find Their Way?

An MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student is exploring how tiny larvae hatched in the open ocean find their way to coral reefs where they settle down and live.

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