The seldom-seen and elusive deepwater Glass Octopus, Vitreledonella richardi, has been encountered and filmed by biologists exploring the depths off the remote Phoenix Islands, an archipelago 3,200 miles (5,100 km) northeast of Sydney, Australia. The expedition was funded by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, a non-profit co-founded by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO.
While the aquarium fishery in Hawai’i remains shuttered, the so-called AQ fishing community is hoping that change may be coming, as a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) hangs in limbo
The crew at Waterbox Aquariums was recently granted behind-the-scenes access to one of the premier marine ornamental aquaculture facilities in the world, Oceans, Reefs & Aquariums in Fort Pierce, FL. This level of access is a true treat, rarely offered to anyone.
The latest unlikely internet video sensation is a Snowflake Moray Eel that does not hesitate to emerge from its watery habitat to seek prey on a terrestrial perch.
UNESCO has sent the strongest message possible that Australia must do more on climate change and water quality to protect the Great Barrier Reef by recommending the natural icon be inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.