World Aquarium News
Climate change is bad news for coral reefs around the world, with high ocean temperatures causing widespread bleaching events that weaken and kill corals. However, new research has found that corals with a solitary streak -- preferring to live alone instead of in reef communities -- could fare better than their group-dwelling relatives. [...]
Thu, Jan 31, 2019
Source Coral Reef News from Science Daily
As coral species die off, they may be leaving a death spiral in their wake: Their absence could be sapping life from the corals that survive. In a new study, when isolated from other species, corals got weak, died off or grew in fragile structures. The study has shown it is possible to quantify positive effects of coral biodiversity and negative effects of its absence. [...]
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Source Coral Reef News from Science Daily
Corals know how to attract good company. New research finds that corals emit an enticing fluorescent green light that attracts the mobile microalgae, known as Symbiodinium, that are critical to the establishment of a healthy partnership. [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source Coral Reef News from Science Daily
Researchers have succeeded in directly measuring three key parameters necessary for skeleton formation in a live tropical coral. This way, they completely characterized the carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification. [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Source Coral Reef News from Science Daily
Fish become anxious and more cautious when water quality is degraded by sediment, an effect that could stunt their growth and damage their health. [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Source Coral Reef News from Science Daily
New research challenges assumptions that some penguins mate for life, and suggests DNA testing is needed to avoid inbred captive populations. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
A trio of sharknappers wheeled Miss Helen, a horn shark who's less than a year old, out of the San Antonio Aquarium, but the police tracked them down. [...]
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
A New York Aquarium pavilion, with 115 marine species, finally opens this weekend, and the overall effect makes it more of a visible, welcoming presence and neighbor. [...]
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
How common is bioluminescence in the sea? [...]
Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
A tweetstorm with more “awws” than “aghs” started with the birth of a seal pup at the Smithsonian. [...]
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
An aquarium service technician is part plumber, part veterinarian, and part ringmaster of a world where things aren't meant to live in harmony. [...]
Fri, Jul 08, 2016
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
In the face of protests by animal welfare activists, the institution is discontinuing the popular tourist attraction. [...]
Tue, Jun 14, 2016
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
It was the world's only captive great white shark, a species that has proven difficult to keep in tanks. [...]
Fri, Jan 08, 2016
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
The 200,000-square-foot OdySea is scheduled to open in Scottsdale in 2016. [...]
Mon, May 04, 2015
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times
Tracks suggest he slipped through a small gap at the top of his tank, scampered across the floor, slid down a 164-foot-long drainpipe and reached the ocean. [...]
Source Aquarium News from the New York Times