Category Archives: Marine Biology

The Goblin Shark has Alien jaws! & VideoSift: Online Video *Quality Control

http://www.videosift.com/video/The-Goblin-Shark-has-Alien-jaws The goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni, is a deep-sea shark, the sole living species in the family Mitsukurinidae.[2] The most distinctive characteristic of the goblin shark is the unorthodox shape of its head. It has a long, trowel-shaped, beak-like rostrum … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Invasion | Popular Science

http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2008-06/jellyfish-invasion The dramatic proliferation of jellyfish in oceans around the world, driven by overfishing and climate change, is a sure sign of ecosystems out of kilter, warn experts. “Jellyfish are an excellent bellwether for the environment,” explains Jacqueline Goy, of … Continue reading

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The Colossal Squid Exhibition

http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/TePapa/English/CollectionsAndResearch/CollectionAreas/NaturalEnvironment/Molluscs/ColossalSquid/ Enjoy live video from the tank and dissection room: > Wide angle camera http://www.r2.co.nz/20080427/camera-4.asx > Dissection table http://www.r2.co.nz/20080427/camera-2.asx > Thawing bath – fixed camera http://www.r2.co.nz/20080427/camera-3.asx > Thawing bath – scanning camera http://www.r2.co.nz/20080427/camera-1.asx > Rotating view – switches between cameras … Continue reading

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http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iNrXD-aFDkco1HdoBQ0KaO5CenngD90BO5981 Marine scientists in New Zealand on Tuesday were thawing the corpse of the largest squid ever caught to try to unlock the secrets of one of the ocean’s most mysterious beasts. No one has ever seen a living, grown … Continue reading

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Welcome to OBIS! | OBIS

http://www.iobis.org/ OBIS was established by the Census of Marine Life program (www.coml.org). It is an evolving strategic alliance of people and organizations sharing a vision to make marine biogeographic data, from all over the world, freely available over the World … Continue reading

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