Ocean Life


The Krill Crate

The Krill Tank

Scientists from WHOI and the University of Oregon transport a tank of juvenile krill (gray square box on small boat)…

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Seeing Green (crabs)

A close up of a green crab, ready to be hooked up to a heart monitoring system.

A scientist explores how one of the world’s most resilient invasive species has adapted to new environments

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New Deep-Sea Coral Species Discovered

The New York Times

New ‘bubblegum’ corals found in Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument during human-occupied submersible dives.

Mesobot, Follow that Jellyfish!

Mesobot, Follow that Jellyfish!

WHO scientists and engineers are developing an innovative autonomous deep-sea vehicle with hovering and manuevering capabilities that will allow it to follow animals without disturbing their environment and behavior.

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Chasing Ocean ‘Snowflakes’

Chasing Ocean ‘Snowflakes’

Scientists envision putting a flotilla of devices in the ocean to act as “eyes” that can track the “marine snow” that drifts down into the ocean.

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Geodynamics Seminar

Changing Climate and Marine Fisheries – Challenges and Opportunities Jon Hare, NEFSC Sponsored by: Academic Programs Office – Carriage House

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Round Up the Unusual Suspects

Round Up the Unusual Suspects

A variety of genetic techniques are advancing ocean scientists’ ability to identify which organisms live where in the vast ocean twilight zone and to find previously unknown species.

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Shellfish

An aquatic animal, such as a mollusk or crustacean, that has a shell or shell-like exoskeleton.

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