Ocean Life


Inside SharkCam

Learn how REMUS SharkCam is able to take you into the world of the great white shark to give you…

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SharkCam Tracks Great Whites into the Deep

SharkCam Tracks Great Whites into the Deep

On the first trip to study great white sharks in the wild off Guadalupe Island in 2013, the REMUS SharkCam team returned with an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) tattooed with bite marks and some of the most dramatic footage ever seen on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week: large great white sharks attacking the underwater robot, revealing previously unknown details about strategies sharks use to hunt and interact with their prey.

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Shark Tales

Shark Tales

Sharks are some of the largest fish in the ocean, but their movements and behavior have remained largely hidden from people.

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Correction: Coral Death story

Associated Press - The Big Story

quotes Anne Cohen and mentions WHOI
also picked up by other news outlets: ABC News, U.S. News & World Report, Miami Herald, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Garden Island

Mummified Microbes

Mummified Microbes

Scientists have found evidence that microbes can thrive deep below the seafloor—sustained by chemicals produced by reactions between seawater and…

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Coral Coring

Coral Coring

Off a small island in the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) biogeochemists Konrad Hughen…

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Reef Diversity

Reef Diversity

With their clear water and multi-colored organisms, coral reef ecosystems such as this in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA)…

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Endangered Whales Get a High-Tech Check-Up

Endangered Whales Get a High-Tech Check-Up

Drones seem to be everywhere these days, from backyards to battlegrounds. Scientists are using them too: in this case, to assess the health of endangered North Atlantic right whales. Since drones are small and quiet, they can fly close to whales without disturbing them, bringing back incredibly detailed photographs and samples of microbe-rich blow.

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Holey Corals

Holey Corals

This coral may look like it was blasted by a shotgun, but these holes are occupied by tiny molluscs that…

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