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Basking

Basking

The R/V Knorr soaks up the sunlight at a dock in Bridgetown, Barbados, in the spring of 2007. The Knorr…

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Butterflyfish May Face Extinction

A beautiful black, white and yellow butterflyfish, much admired by eco-tourists, divers and aquarium keepers alike, may be at risk of extinction, scientists have warned.

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Under the (Red) Sea

Under the (Red) Sea

The Red Sea harbors an abundance of coral, fish, and other marine creatures, particularly on the shelf edge outside of…

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Reef Watch

Reef Watch

A clownfish swims amid the corals of the Red Sea, where WHOI researchers are planning to team with colleagues from…

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Beauty in Motion

Beauty in Motion

A white tern (Gygis alba) takes flight on Midway Island in the South Pacific. The birds nest on coral islands…

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Baby Pictures

Baby Pictures

The tiny offspring of two species of deep-sea corals from Antarctica changed from shapeless larvae (left) into tiny, tentacled corals…

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